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Move Over 'Obama Girl,' It's 'Obama Boy'

He likes the president's view on gay marriage

(Newser) - You may remember Obama Girl from the 2008 election, a sometimes bikini-clad woman who crooned of her crush on candidate Barack Obama. Now Meet Obama Boy, who likes the president's new stance on gay marriage, notes Politico . Sample lyrics by actor Justin Brown: "I got a crush on ... More »

Watch 100 YouTube Classics in 4 Minutes

Thanks to a new mash-up, you can catch up on four years of pop culture in a jiffy

(Newser) - Want to catch up on YouTube’s greatest hits but don’t have the time? No problem: Just watch a new 4-minute mash-up that brings 100 of the best (or worst, depending on your viewpoint) together. Clips include such classics as “Keyboard Cat” and “David After Dentist,”... More »

10 Best Viral Election Videos

Web offers chance to poke fun, change a few minds

(Newser) - 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... More »

Mike Gravel Woos Obama Girl

Quirky Libertarian hits YouTube, but can't win her away from Barack

(Newser) - The quirkiest presidential candidate has found a new platform—a drop-dead funny video spot with Web fave Obama Girl, writes AOL blogger Liza Porteus Viana. Libertarian Mike Gravel does the Soulja Boy dance in an attempt to sway the famous Barack booster. “You should drop your crush on Obama,... More »

Obama Girl's Town Is Hot for Hillary

Hazleton, Pa., doesn't share YouTube star's crush

(Newser) - Turns out that Obama Girl, aka Amber Lee Ettinger, hails from Hazleton, Pa., which is right in the heart of Clinton country. To get a sense of how her candidate’s message is getting through, McClatchy visited Ettinger’s family and neighbors in this former coal town near Scranton, Hillary’... More »

Obama Inspires Caribbean Serenade

Candidate-themed calypso, reggae tunes hit YouTube

(Newser) - Barack Obama is inspiring tropical love songs, the Miami Herald reports, and the tunes—from Trinidad calypso king the Mighty Sparrow’s Barack the Magnificent to Jamaican reggae fixture Cocoa Tea’s Barak Obahama—are firing up YouTube. The songs are also a signal of the Illinois Democrat's popularity outside... More »

Websites Spark 'Baracklash'

Even Obama-lovers put up firewall of online sarcasm

(Newser) - The Internet may love Barack Obama—he leads other presidential hopefuls in online fundraising—but some new Obama sites are a tad sarcastic, the Washington Post reports. Sites like BarackObamaIsYourNewBicycle.com and SenatorObamas.com are poking fun at Obamamania even as they partake in it. “It’s a backlash... More »

Obama Girl's Crush Is Unrequited

Barack says sexy dancer's antics are confusing his daughter

(Newser) - Barack Obama has no love for sexy fan "Obama Girl." The hot YouTube video featuring the aspiring model crushing on the candidate is confusing his 6-year-old daughter and he says he finds it hard to take. She said, "Daddy, already has a wife," he told the... More »

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