The "Obama Girl" Videos Aren't Funny

This post, written by Jen Moseley, originally appeared on Feministing

Ladies, your place in politics is...

In a bikini. On YouTube. The breathless coverage of presidential campaign "hot chick" videos continues. I really really tried to ignore the whole Obama Girl craziness, hoping it would just go away. But no, now videos of scantily clad women have somehow become emblematic of new media in this presidential election cycle. Letting anyone submit debate questions via YouTube? Oh, interesting. But damn, hot girls dancing and singing? This is groundbreaking political discourse. Oh, wait. They're just supposed to be "funny." Oh, I get it. Just had to take my humorless feminist hat off.

The latest in this string of videos really takes it to the next level. That's right, folks. What you've all been waiting for, a cat fight. Obama Girl and Giuliani girl get it on. And what a surprise, there's a pillow fight.

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