Famous Musicians' Presidential Picks
When musicians wax political, the results are usually laughable and rarely illuminating. With this in mind, we link to OC Weekly freelancer Ben Westhoff's blog, where he's posted the presidential preferences (or noncommittal blather) of several rock and rap figures he's recently interviewed. Their responses are fascinating, if only to get a glimpse into the workings of creative people's minds regarding subjects of which they're insufficiently informed.
Then there's DMX's infamous observations about Barack Obama (who he?), which is discussed in the video below.
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