The Obama campaign, first half

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Dark clouds are gathering: While Karl Rove, the architect of Bush’s success, has joined the McCain team, which means the campaign is going to turn very dirty, Barack Obama is making statements that can only alienate his supporters. Obama did so well in the first half of his campaign, but the presidency is his to lose. Time to look back at the grass-roots media campaign waged by his savvy supporters on YouTube. Will they prevail against the old-style political machine?

Obama’s “Yes we can” speech Yes we can

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Yes We Can – College from Qasim Basir on Vimeo.
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