About That Huge Obama Rally in Oregon…

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You know that huge crowd that turned out for Obama in Oregon? What many media reports forgot to mention: Obama was immediately preceded by a free concert by a very popular band.

That band, The Decemberists, is known for using the National Anthem of the Soviet Union as an introduction at their concerts. I’m just sayin’.

UPDATE at 5/21/08 12:37:34 pm:

Reached for comment, Barack Obama didn’t state:

This whole notion that … uh … you can smear me and my kids by associating me with my associations with bands who … uh … associate themselves with the Soviet Union, who had the power to destroy the world 57 times, is … uh … offensive, and … um … not helpful when I’m just trying to unite this country with a message of hope and change. And change. Now lay off, sweetie. I’m trying to finish my arugula.

UPDATE at 5/21/08 3:30:08 pm:

Wikipedia Removes USSR Anthem Info from ‘Decemberists’ Page.

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