With more than 400,000 views, a web video made by a Barack Obama supporter on YouTube is flying aroung the 'Net. An adaption of an Apple ad from 2004, itself an adaption of an ad from 1984 (see original here), the video lays out what many have said before... there's something deeply inauthentic about her and her politics.
Meanwhile, in the real world, Barack Obama drew a crowd of 10,000+ in Oakland over the weekend. New America Media has some pictures and here are some more from Flickr.
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