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Political Songs: Beyond 'Obama Girl'
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Political Songs: Beyond 'Obama Girl'

Political Songs: Beyond 'Obama Girl'

Political Songs: Beyond 'Obama Girl'
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There's another debate taking place in this campaign: Its rhetoric is musical, and it's happening where presidential politics and homemade music collide. This goes beyond the Obama Girl and the McCain McCutie, into the realm of homemade and heartfelt music.

Many of America's gifted and aspiring songwriters have set out to turn politics into poetry across the Web. Some are rousing tributes, while others enter nastier areas of critique. Some just don't make any sense.

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