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Obama’s Grandmother, “Typical White Person,” Appears in Campaign Ad

Madelyn Dunham, Barack Obama’s grandmother, appears in an ad for him now running in Pennsylvania.

Apparently Obama is now aiming for the “typical white person” vote.
Despite reader expectations, the ad does not end with Dunham being thrown under the Obama campaign bus.

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