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You and I

June 19, 2007 | 10:15 am

Well, it's official. The H. Clinton campaign has just picked its official campaign song, "You and I" by Celine Dion. (Wait a minute, she's Canadian!)

Dion_jif3cvnc But it's how they made the announcement that will have folks talking, which is, after all, the point of such political stunts. For weeks they've been using the website to solicit song suggestions. But now, see, there's this video. Hillary is sitting at a diner table looking through the jukebox offerings waiting for someone. In walks Bill. He sits down. Hillary has ordered a plate of veggie munchies. "I'm looking out for ya."

Somewhere outside someone is trying, unsuccessfully, to parallel park.

A mean-looking guy sits at the counter, eyeing the couple. He gets up to go somewhere (the restroom?) He walks by the table scowling. Hillary looks up. That face looks familiar. Who is it?

Oh, my gosh, it's Johnny Sack. He's out of the big house?

Hillary puts some money in the jukebox. Which song will she pick? "You'll see," she says.


--Andrew Malcolm

Photo: Celine Dion; Credit: Jae C. Hong/AP