Viral election videos offer campy calls for change, seamless special effects, and more than a few celebrity cameos. Laughs aside, “over the past decade they’ve also impacted politics—sometimes changing the course of elections and frequently providing a few laughs in an otherwise wonky world,” Jeffrey Ressner writes in picking Politico's top 10 of '08.
- Yes We Can: Will.i.am’s minimalist all-star Obama tribute "may be the most creative video of any type to emerge this year.”
- Dear Mr. Obama: An injured Iraq veteran explains why war is a good thing.
- I Got a Crush … on Obama: Sure, it’s surprisingly stupid, but it's responsible for scads of copycats.
- Obama and McCain–Dance-off: Zany special effects and a credible challenge by OG (Original Governor) Sarah Palin make this a must-see.
- Time for some Campaignin’: What would an election year be without Jib Jab?
- The Great Schlep: Starring viral video queen Sarah Silverman.
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