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Political Open Video Letters

Dear Mr. Obama

— October 31, 2008 — Pop Culture
Dear Mr. Obama is the latest political video getting buzz on the web. Created by a war veteran who fought in Iraq, the Dear Mr Obama video became a real message which gained tremendous power after being picked up by McCain supporters on the web.

Although not even two minutes in length, the Dear Mr Obama video makes a strong impact. Open letters have been used for a long time as a form to address a VIP figure, be it celebrity or politician, but Dear Mr Obama shows how YouTube can take it to the next level.

"This simple message done by a simple American hero carries the power of real life as opposed to a Hollywood production," Right Pundit said. "It tells a real story that people admire and respect. The fact it was voted best on YouTube belies what the polls are telling us. When it comes down to it, Americans understand the difference between a real hero and a Hollywood fabrication."

Check out the Dear Mr Obama YouTube clip above.
Trend Themes
1. Political Open Video Letters - The rise of political open video letters presents an opportunity for political campaigns to resonate with audiences on a personal level.
2. Viral Political Messaging - The success of Dear Mr Obama highlights the potential for viral videos in political marketing, motivating political supporters to create and share their own message.
3. Authenticity in Political Communication - Political candidates and leaders can leverage open video letters to create authentic personal connections with voters, demonstrating genuine empathy for their concerns and experiences.
Industry Implications
1. Political Campaigns and Elections - Political campaigns and election teams can explore innovative ways to use videos to connect with people and build support.
2. Social Media and Digital Platforms - Social media and digital platforms can create opportunities for citizens to share their political opinions or experiences online, amplifying their voices and engaging with other like-minded individuals.
3. Video Production and Marketing - Video production and marketing companies can provide new services to political candidates, developing videos that create emotional connections and empathy with voters.
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