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Tell Your Mana About Obama, and Obama Car Art

Obama's Potential PresidencyThere is plenty of excitement around Barack Obama's potential presidency, and I think there's a lot to be excited about. There's is an overwhelming feeling among people I talked to in San Francsisco, how Obama is "Our President" — not a poster boy for old money or a powerful family. The fact that the Internet fund-raising helped Obama to compete and win against the Clinton clan is a testament to the truly new era, a more democratic one, where if someone can fire up a lot of people they can rally up quckly and effectively. This efficiency is something to look forward to, if and when Obama becomes a President.Whether or not all the people behind Obama will continue to support him, is another question. People tend to idealize their heroes way to quickly, and that's also dangerous. The recent backlash of liberal bloggers about Obama's compromise vote — is a great example. Politics is still politics, and nobody ever gets thei…