Being a presidential candidate is like being a professor at San Diego State University; You’re surrounded by complete idiots who can only seem to muster up questions that somehow relate to pop culture. Thus, we get Obama telling us what’s on his iPod. Usmagazine.com reports:
Barack Obama has revealed he has some “pretty eclectic tastes” when it comes to music.
“Everything from Howlin’ Wolf to Yo-Yo Ma to Sheryl Crow, he tells the new issue of Rolling Stone. “And I have probably 30 Dylan songs on my iPod.
His musical hero?
“It would have to be Stevie Wonder, said the Democratic presidential nominee (and Us Weekly cover star), who grew up rocking out to the Rolling Stones and Earth, Wind & Fire.
Let’s see, is there any musician from a race or voting block that he forgot? I was half-way waiting for him to say “I also enjoy the music of an Eskimo villager named Nikyluk, who lives in the great state of Alaska.”
Really, who gives a flying f*&k what he has on his iPod? That’d be like me going to a restaurant and saying to the waiter “Before I choose what I want, could you tell me which scene in Goodfellas was the Chef’s favorite?”
I wonder if Rolling Stone asked McCain what was on his iPod and he responded with “Eye pod? Is that some kind of Vietnamese torture joke? Because I will CUT YOU.” I think McCain has something similar to an iPod, but maybe more old school. Something like this: