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Has Obama Tapped Into a New Voter Type?

Posted by - 09:21 AM on 02/22/08
MTV has written an article that wonders if Barack Obama's success is related to his ability to tap into a new bloc of voters dubbed "the creative class."
 
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09:25 AM on 02/22/08
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As much as I love Obama, I think he's going to need a strong running mate (Hilary) in order to actually win the election. Here's to hoping that actually happens.
09:30 AM on 02/22/08
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he has no experience im sorry no vote for me, im a moderate, and so is mccain i cant go that far to a socialist especially in these times
09:31 AM on 02/22/08
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I think Obama and Clinton should just team up and be President/Vice President.
09:32 AM on 02/22/08
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I think Obama and Clinton should just team up and be President/Vice President.
I've been thinking that's what's going to happen for a while now.
09:35 AM on 02/22/08
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As much as I love Obama, I think he's going to need a strong running mate (Hilary) in order to actually win the election. Here's to hoping that actually happens.

I think Obama and Clinton should just team up and be President/Vice President.

I've been thinking that's what's going to happen for a while now.

No.
09:35 AM on 02/22/08
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hmm, that's an interesting article. Most people would just consider that the "youth vote", I've never really thought of a class like this that spans all age groups.

Obama and Clinton won't team up. Clinton is too much of a polarizing figure... she doesn't jive with his compassionate approach.
09:37 AM on 02/22/08
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No you don't want it to happen or no you don't think it will happen?
09:37 AM on 02/22/08
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Since it is an MTV article, I was taking it with a grain of salt, but they have some interesting quotes in there.
09:37 AM on 02/22/08
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I'm not sure what "No." means, but if you mean it's not a good idea, explain how else you would unite a party so split as of right now. But if you mean that they would not agree to that, that's what I believe may also be the case. And if you're a Republican... then "No." pretty much sums it up.
09:38 AM on 02/22/08
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No you don't want it to happen or no you don't think it will happen?

Both. It will not happen.
09:39 AM on 02/22/08
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Obama and Clinton won't team up. Clinton is too much of a polarizing figure... she doesn't jive with his compassionate approach.

That's been more of the vibe I've been getting as well. That's not to say though that Clinton/Obama sounds far worse than Obama/Clinton. Whatever gets the Democrats back in office.
09:40 AM on 02/22/08
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I don't think Obama intentionally did that. I think the Black Eyed Peas, Fall Out Boy, etc backing him has just kind of led to that.
09:41 AM on 02/22/08
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hmm, that's an interesting article. Most people would just consider that the "youth vote", I've never really thought of a class like this that spans all age groups.

Yeah that is interesting. Although with the "youth vote," "minority vote," and "female vote," you'd think that a lot of people would be counted twice in the polls if they were to include or care about a music/arts group.
09:42 AM on 02/22/08
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He's young, he's hot with the youth. It's obvious that a lot of people would go for his change-driven campaign (more than the entire ballot which is also riding the change-train) coupled with his more laid-back presence, you know what I mean?

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