Sing Along to the White House

Talent is pouring out from all corners of the globe in support of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.

From Ghana, rapper Blakk Rasta on Obama performs the following rendition in support of Obama:

For the Japanese, Obama is Beautiful World, as ampontan explains:

HERE’S A YouTube video lasting just under four minutes with a catchy song and video performance based on the idea that Obama (the man, not the city in Japan) is Beautiful World. (Though the city is probably where the shoe store in the video got its name.)

It’s a lot of fun and is worth watching regardless of your political preferences, because it’s a great demonstration of how positive and unselfconsciously playful the Japanese can be. It’s one of the reasons I like Japan so much. There’s not a lick of cynical irony or tiresome politicizing in there at all–just a bunch of people goofing off and having a good time.

Here's the YouTube video:

German Michel Montecrossa shares this song which already celebrates Obama as president:And finally dancing to the tunes of a popular Indian song, Anantha from Uber Desi, posts this video not in support of the John McCain/Sarah Palin ticket:

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