Obama Courts the Juggalo Vote. Seriously.

Imagine yourself on February 5. It's caucus time in Colorado and you and your fellow Obama supporters have gathered at your local Democratic Party precinct and are ready to start making your argument for why the Illinois senator is right for Colorado, right for the Democratic Party, right for America.

The leader of your cadre of Obama supporters stands up and belts out the first line of the group's practiced call-and-response platform speech.

"Who's going titty fucking?" she shouts. "We're going titty fucking!" cry the ardent Juggalos and Jugglettes for Obama supporters.

A Clinton supporter stands up, beginning to argue the virtues of his candidate, but the Juggalos and Juggalettes for Obama quickly interrupt with a rousing chorus of "Bitch, you's a ho! And ho, you's a bitch!"

It's a surreal scene, but one that someone at the Obama campaign seems to think might help their candidate on his way to the White House.

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Sean Cronin