If I Were President: Taking Temperature by Image

21st Century political elections turn upon decisions taken in the present that operate as verdicts rendered upon the past and affirmations of possible futures. The operate through temporalities of judgment, prediction, and premeditation that mobilise emotions of threat, hope and fear on a mass scale. Under these conditions, the moving image becomes a sensitive instrument, capable of taking the temperature of a public whose moods amplify, oscillate and modulate in the media ecology of the contemporary election campaign.

(1) The Painfully Unwatchable White House Christmas Video

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-feldman/the-painfully-unwatchable_b_151472.html

The Huffington Post,


(2)Get Your War On: New World Order
http://www.236.com/video/2008/get_your_war_on_new_world_orde_10121.php

The Huffington Post, November 6, 2008

(3)Al Qaeda Issues Warning To President-Elect Obama

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=lqjGrjKRrEk

November 19, 2008, youtube


(4) FRI, NOV. 7, 2008
Obama's Loss Traced
To Non-Voter
Single Nonvoter Tipped Election
To McCain-Palin Ticket

http://www.cnnbcvideo.com/taf.html?nid=T2KZr9KAR1GCxaqcdQowGzc4MDQ4OA--


(5) Watch: Election Day in a Minute

http://www.236.com/video/2008/watch_election_day_coverage_in_1_10145.php

The Huffington Post, November 9, 2008


(6) Voting Machines Elect One Of Their Own As President

http://www.theonion.com/content/video/voting_machines_elect_one_of

The Onion


(7) If Mos Def Were President

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=udwTkU1QKPc
GOODMagazine

youtube,24 October 2007


(8) The Great Schlep

http://www.thegreatschlep.com/site/index.html


(9)Cindy McCain Claims She’s ‘Just Like Any Other Female Human’

http://www.theonion.com/content/video/cindy_mccain_claims_she_s_just

The Onion

(10) Al Smith Dinner: Obama, McCain Trade Jokes During Speeches (VIDEO)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/16/al-smith-dinner-obama-mcc_n_135455.html?page=2

October 17, 2008, Huffington Post


(11)Hilary's Inner Tracy Flick

http://slatev.com/li_dspot.html

Posted: January 9, 2008, Slate


(12) The Democratic Race in 8 Minutes

http://www.slatev.com/player.html?id=1593347006

Posted: June 9, 2008, Slate


(13) Get Your War On: Sarah Palin and the Rape Kits
http://www.236.com/video/2008/get_your_war_on_sarah_palin_an_9028.php

The Huffington Post,September 19, 2008


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