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Lady Gaga's latest video -- it's no Alejandro

This is definitely her worst video so far. The choreography is lacking, and I didn't really get the tune. I'm not going to be sitting on the subway humming, "Try calling after 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning! I'll be on the phone, too."

I think Alejandro did a better job of raising the same issues, and there wasn't the two minute lag as you waited to be transferred to Chuck Schumer's office. That was definitely the dramatic low point of an otherwise uneventful video. Has Gaga reached the point where she just assumes that she can put so little effort into a video and still drive the discussion?

Maybe so. After all, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) already responded to her tweet on this very issue. As one YouTube commenter already noted, senators may soon be thinking of another Gaga video -- Telephone. "Stop calling! Stop calling! I don't want to talk anymore! Not with my head and my heart on the Senate floor." Or something.

By Alexandra Petri  | September 17, 2010; 11:50 AM ET
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Will she tweet The Vote? Will her fans go GaGa at the polls?

Posted by: thebobbob | September 17, 2010 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Thank you Lady Gaga for standing up for what you, and others beleive in. You give a voice, and a reason to young people who do not know how to fix the issues we want changed. I will be putting my calls in today and monday to reach my senators.... DADT must end!

Posted by: ACrause | September 17, 2010 12:49 PM | Report abuse

This is a serious issue and you try to joke about it.Pretty poor reporting.

Posted by: RickG63 | September 18, 2010 3:14 AM | Report abuse

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