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Obama and Clinton caught in YouTube battle

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 25 Mar 2007 14:17 User comments (5)

Obama and Clinton caught in YouTube battle As we reported several weeks ago, YouTube set up a channel for U.S. 2008 Presidential hopefuls to communicate with users and campaign. Recently, there has been a lot of media attention around videos that address Hilary Clinton and Barak Obama. The videos were parodies of a 1984 Apple commercial that attacked its larger rival IBM as totalitarian.
The anti-Clinton video was particular popular. Dubbed Vote Different, the clip received 1.4 million views on YouTube since March 5th. In the anti-Clinton video, we see virtual clones with shaved heads, walking with military precision while Hilary praises the start of her presidential bid, which she has dubbed as a "Conversation with America".

"On January 14th, the Democratic Primary will begin. And you'll see why 2008 won't be like 1984." the video states, ending with the URL of Obama's website. The anti-Obama clip is a parody of the same commercial, and uses a speech in which Obama unveils his support for the Chicago Bears professional football team in the Super Bowl. "The Bears Lost So Will Obama. Clinton for President," the video reads.

"This is the opening round," said MsCarol Darr, director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy and the Internet at George Washington University. "The Internet is going to be the main event. Anything that gets the attention of millions of eyeballs - and particularly millions of eyeballs of people who at this early stage are watching - matters."

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125.3.2007 18:49

Onces a Noob and the other is a "censored for your protection" Nanny I hope Clinton dose not get anywhere I can see her overturing fair use and personal rights in order to protect children from life,as for Obama,He wont get far,if he dose great but I doubt it.

226.3.2007 0:00
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Originally posted by ZIppyDSM:
Onces a Noob and the other is a "censored for your protection" Nanny I hope Clinton dose not get anywhere I can see her overturing fair use and personal rights in order to protect children from life,as for Obama,He wont get far,if he dose great but I doubt it.
you think either party is any different? at the end of the day its the corporations that control the government!

326.3.2007 3:48

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Originally posted by ZIppyDSM:
Onces a Noob and the other is a "censored for your protection" Nanny I hope Clinton dose not get anywhere I can see her overturing fair use and personal rights in order to protect children from life,as for Obama,He wont get far,if he dose great but I doubt it.
you think either party is any different? at the end of the day its the corporations that control the government!
its the diffrance in Poo and piss with the right leader one can be edible sadly all we have are mindless glamor politicians and not statesmen or leaders.
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