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ObamaNation: John McCain vs. Barack Obama in Pop Culture Showdown

After John McCain compared Barack Obama to Britney & Paris in a recent campaign ad, the presidential candidates sound-off on where they stand on some major pop culture issues in Entertainment Weekly's new feature, "The Great Presidential Pop-Culture Debate." Readers get a chance to see what entertains both the Democratic and Republican nominees (Did you know? McCain's a huge ABBA fan? And the last videogame Obama played was "Pong"?). Here are a few choice battles between McCain and Obama: First Movie Ever Seen McCain: Bambi (Hmmm...New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd calls Obama "Bambi"!) Obama: Born Free American Idol Pick McCain: Jordin Sparks Obama: David Archuleta (Daughters Malia & Sasha are big Archie Fans) Favorite Onscreen Presidents McCain: Dennis Haysbert in 24 Obama: Jeff Bridges in The Contender ( "He was charming and essentially an honorable person, but there was a rogue in about him.") PHOTO: Entertainment Weekly
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