We've posted frequently about the impact video sharing sites like YouTube are having on politics. Sometimes it's better to show than to tell. So here are ten political themed videos that have made the rounds on YouTube. They demonstrate the power YouTube can have in catching politicians in “oops” moments and spreading funny/weird videos that appear on CSPAN and Comedy Central.

(10) Senate Robert Byrd sleeping through a Harry Reid speech….

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(9) Florida House candidate Tramm Hudson says “blacks can't swim”….

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(8) Daily Show mocking Robert Byrd and Ted Stevens…

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(7) Homemade video poking fun at Joe Lieberman for kissing George Bush…

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(6) Conrad Burns on Terror Taxis….

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(5) Dave Chapelle on the Howard Dean Scream (language warning)….

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(4) Howard Dean Scream (a YouTube moment before YouTube)….

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(3) Representative Wexler says cocaine fun to do on Colbert report…

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(2) George Allen's “macaca” gaffe…

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(1) Daily Show mocks Ted Stevens for his “series of tubes” remark….

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About the Author
Todd Zeigler
Todd Zeigler serves as the Brick Factory’s chief strategist and oversees the operations of the firm. In his sixteen year career in digital, he has planned and implemented campaigns for clients including the Pickens Plan, International Youth Foundation, Panthera, Edison Electric Institute, and the American Chemistry Council. Todd develops ambitious online advocacy programs, manages crises, implements online marketing strategies, and develops custom applications and software. He is bad at golf though.