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Old 11-18-2011, 01:58 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Is this the same guy? He sounds different.



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Old 11-18-2011, 02:10 PM
 
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Why wouldn't it be the same guy?
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:16 PM
 
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He doesn't have the slight upper-midwestern accent he has now, that's about the only difference. His voice sounds a little deeper but mic placement and eq can do that to anyone.
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Why wouldn't it be the same guy?
That's what I would like to know.
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:21 PM
 
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If this is going to become the next big right wing conspiracy I wanna get in on the ground floor.
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:42 PM
 
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It sounds like a 20 year old version of Obama to me.
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Old 11-18-2011, 03:00 PM
 
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What's the point of this? He's credited as Barack Obama. Sort of a cool clip. He hadn't had his second stint in Chicago at that point so perhaps the midwestern twang hadn't rubbed off yet. More of a Brookline standardized accent.

And I just learned how to properly use 'cadre' in a sentence. Thanks Black History Moment.
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Old 11-18-2011, 03:02 PM
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Why does he look so angry?
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Old 11-18-2011, 03:03 PM
 
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He sounds better here, yes! deeper voice and somehow this gives him an honorable veneer.

Hmm.....voice changed this much, and yet he isn't an old fart, yet. Why? how?

Anything psychological or Spiritual, about it?

Maybe he sold his soul to become president and is guiltier and smoking more now, than then, with inner turmoil. Conscience issues can do that to all of us.

Hey may have been a finer soul when he made this vid.
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Old 11-18-2011, 03:22 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Whats the point of this? Captain.
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