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Friday, September 28, 2012

Video: This Obama "99 Problems (But Mitt's Not One)" Mashup Is Required Watching

Posted By on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 1:29 PM


Jay-Z's "99 Problems" has always been fertile territory for creative mashup artists, but a new Obama-Romney video is the best twist on it we've seen in a long time. Using Obama and Romney's actual words, the video sees POTUS slamming his opponent in true gangsta style. But while Obama seems to have the upper hand here -- as in the real-life polls -- the video throws some Occupy-style jabs toward the Prez as well: "You bitches keep saying no change, no votes," says remixed Obama. "I work for the banks, stupid, what type of threats are those?

Whatever your politics, this remix is clever and funny. Take a look:

[Vulture via Browbeat]

-- @iPORT

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