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A friend sends along this music video. Although originally posted on YouTube a few months back, the clip has been making the email rounds during the past week or so. It's audio-visual waterboarding.

By Ed O'Keefe |  February 15, 2008; 2:56 PM ET Hillary Rodham Clinton , YouTube
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It reminds me of those musical groups elementary and middle schools bring in all the time to warn kids about the dangers of drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol. You know, where there are four, multi-ethnic twenty-somethings, each wearing a different neon-colored shirt. And then they do musical skits about how un-cool it is to do drugs.

Yeah, those didn't work very well either.

Posted by: Anonymous | February 15, 2008 5:09 PM

Were they serious?

Posted by: Kai_bleu | February 15, 2008 11:30 PM

That's like something from Saved by the Bell...

Posted by: Ty | February 16, 2008 5:58 AM

It makes complete sense. Her demographic and base are the uneducated, elderly. Soft candy music that makes no sense is right up her bases alley.

Posted by: CitizenXX | February 16, 2008 9:36 AM

It's positively Over The Hillary...

Keep em' coming, Hill. And do keep being yourself.

Posted by: Jackie from Minnesota | February 16, 2008 11:27 AM

Oh My God ...this can't be serious...
Up With People with a less useful message.

Houston, Hillary has JUMPED the Shark.

Posted by: JWZ | February 16, 2008 12:14 PM

Alicia Keys does it much better, that was kind of a cheesey video, this one is a KNOCK OUT!


Posted by: sjl106 | February 16, 2008 12:49 PM

Quick...somebody call the Jackson 5.

"ABC", the Jackson 5's hit from the early 70s, was funky and cool because it was young, fresh, and new. This Hillary tune isn't only derivative...The Jackson 5 have probably forgotten more about funk and energy than the songwriters, lyricists, and performers involved in this Hillary project have *ever known*.

The day after she won the NH primaries via the votes of retired folks and middle-aged blue collar workers...she packed the stage behind her with...you guessed it...college students. Not only disingenous, but not gracious enough to thank her real supporters...but she's made an art for out of that, jetting out of states she's lost before the results are in rather than staying through the evening and thanking her people.

Hillary, please just be honest! If you're ever going to have any hope of expanding your calcified base, it is not going to be with young people! They are much smarter than that.

Elise in NH

Posted by: copyright infringement | February 16, 2008 12:52 PM


That video is funny and corny. It pales in comparison to the Obama video done by Will.I.Am and Dylan called YES WE CAN!

Posted by: Anonymous | February 16, 2008 5:16 PM

hillary has lots of these poor ads floating about. she is not reaching out to people beyond her base. i have a college degree so there for i am not relevant. thanks hill keep it up.

Posted by: uclazy31 | February 16, 2008 6:50 PM

It's audio-visual waterboarding. ----> thats classic

Posted by: Stephen | February 16, 2008 9:46 PM

this represents everything i hate about clinton, our electorate, and humanity. just saying.

Posted by: corey | February 18, 2008 9:05 AM

I'm looking forward to the parody:

"Dick Cheney 4U&Me!"

Posted by: David Arndt | February 18, 2008 1:47 PM

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