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Obama and McCain Bust Some Gut-Busting Moves in B-Boy Parody Dance Off

By Niki D’Andrea

As we pointed out in a previous blog, “Pop Goes Obama,” Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama can dance. In this clip of him on the Ellen show, Obama gets into the groove:

But the video above shows nothing compared to the bad-ass b-boy moves Barack busts in the “Obama and McCain – Dance Off!” video that’s been making the rounds on the ‘Net today.

Web video provocateurs made the clip with superimposed images of the candidates, and the parody’s been the talk of cyberspace, netting hundreds of thousands of hits. Mainstream media’s taken notice, too, as these articles in the Chicago Tribune, the Huffington Post, and Time show.

The video is embedded below. Keep your eye out for the “surprise contestant.”

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Niki D'Andrea has covered subjects including drug culture, women's basketball, pirate radio stations, Scottsdale staycations, and fine wine. She has worked at both New Times and Phoenix Magazine, and is now a freelancer.
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