Obama Wants to Be Your Friend

The Presidential candidates are trying to tap the power of social networks by signing up supporters on MySpace and Facebook

Senator Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) has Hillcasts on her Web site that address issues like children's health care and energy. Users can click on Mitt TV on Mitt Romney's site to watch highlights from the last Republican debate. But the political video that captured my attention was posted on YouTube (NWS) by Obama Girl. The sultry-voiced adolescent belted: "I've got a crush on Obama." I was alerted to the YouTube posting by a friend on Facebook.com.

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