Friday Fun comes a day early this week, with a terrific video mashup courtesy of the CamPain2008 YouTube channel. Excellent work! It doesn’t tell us much about the political world, but that does nothing to detract from a standalone piece of genius.
Well, let me take back what I just wrote, because this video DOES tell us something significant about the political world: that it’s no longer an isolated part of our discourse, standing apart from the other endeavors with which we distract or enlighten ourselves. Politics is a part of pop culture, so a guy like Barack Obama can become a pop culture icon. Of course, you’ve got to have the right
je nais se quois je ne sais quoi can you imagine a similar piece featuring Chris Dodd or Tom Tancredo? Sure, but only with a healthy dose of irony. Via How The World Works.
Update: Jo Lee with Green Machine PR writes in to say:
A friend told me that the song is called “Chori Chori Gori Se” and it’s a love song. So, I guess it’s a take off on the Obama Girl video.
A friend found a Chori Chori video with English subtitles. This song has a
lot of versions, remixes etc. It’s also in an english movie called the
I guess Obama’s hotness transcends national boundaries 😉
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je nais se quois
that should be: je ne sais quoi
Close! but no Freedom Fries for you
Cute video – thanks for sharing it.
Dammit, I just lost ANOTHER spelling bee.
Love creative stuff. Nice job Mr. Mixer.
[…] It is clear that the Internet and other new media outlets have turned the political campaigns into a pop culture atmosphere. With presidential candidates becoming pop icons and marketing themselves to the voters in this country, citizens seem to be more concerned with the personal aspects of the candidates than their abilities as a political leader. An interest article published at epolitics.com displays a YouTube video that makes for a good visual representation of this argument by conveying Barrack Obama as a pop icon in Bollywood (India’s equivalent to America’s Hollywood). […]
Thanks for referencing me above but the true source for this intel is Seth Kaufman at Barnes and Noble and Julie Holabird at GraceNote. Viva ’08!
I just saw this post. I don’t remember the last time I laughed so hard. Thanks!
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