Suburban Political Recount
Yeah, I know, it's supposed to be a politics blog.
After watching/listening to yesterday's Sox and Cubs games I've got a new theme song. At least Phantom Planet kinda makes panicking sound fun.
Back in 2007, Chicago's Big Hit Buda made headlines with their "We Da Bears" tribute.
This time they have put their exceptional talents to elect Obama, with a video aptly titled "Elect Obama (remix)."
It may not go down in history like the Obama Girl video or the will.i.am spot - and given the that it is rap and features giant gold chains it probably won't be promoted by the campaign - but it is a high-quality, catchy mix.
See what you think:
In case you missed it, here are the political highlights from Saturday Night Live.
That Obama impersonation needs some work.
Apparently the governor's no longer impressed with that "monumental" and "revolutionary" reform package he signed during his first year in office.
In fact, he no longer seems to acknowledge it. Consider these two news releases. (I highlighted some of the good parts)
First up …
December 9, 2003
Blagojevich signs monumental ethics reforms into law
Comprehensive package meets goals laid-out in Governor’s spring veto; Gives Illinois real, meaningful ethics reform for the first time