Batman or Spidey? McCain, Obama Weigh In

Candidates reveal pop-culture picks
By Jess Kilby,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 8, 2008 10:20 AM CDT

(Newser) – Closet ABBA fan: Obama or McCain? The two presidential hopefuls recently bared all to Entertainment Weekly, revealing their pop-culture preferences:

  • Favorite superhero: Obama: Spiderman, McCain: Batman
  • iPod playlist: Obama: Frank Sinatra, Sheryl Crow, John Coltrane, Bob Dylan; McCain: Roy Orbison, Linda Rhonstadt, Usher, and yes, ABBA

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  • Favorite TV show: Obama: M*A*S*H, McCain: Seinfeld
  • Most recent movie seen in a theater: Obama: Shrek the Third, McCain: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Favorite onscreen president: Obama: Jeff Bridges in The Contender, McCain: Dennis Haysbert in 24
For full poll results follow the link below. (Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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