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Bob Dylan endorses Barack Obama

Christina Chomut is a Southern California-based entertainment writer/colunmist who has one finger on the pulse of the music industry and another on fashion. She has had the pleasure of covering such icons as The Rolling Stones, Ani DiFra...

Bob loves Barack

When asked for his take on the U.S. election in an interview with the London Times, musician Bob Dylan described the Democratic presidential nominee, Barack Obama, as "redefining the nature of politics from the ground up."

Bob loves Barack

Dylan, no stranger to witnessing impoverished communities throughout the states, commented on an issue that Mr. Obama has promised to tackle if elected; poverty.

"Right now America is in a state of upheaval," Dylan said. "...you can't expect people to have the virtue of purity when they are poor."

Known for his poignant and sometimes political lyrics, Dylan has impacted millions with his folk/blues ballads. The American-bred icon has sold more than 110 million albums. His latest, "Modern Times" reached the top of the charts in the U.S.

When voicing his support for Obama, Dylan said,

"Am I hopeful? Yes, I'm hopeful that things might change. Some things are going to have to."

Be sure to check out our story on Obama clinches nomination and celebrities rejoice

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