Tom Hanks Announces Support For Obama

Tom Hanks Announces Support For Obama

There are 2 comments on the wjz.com story from May 6, 2008, titled Tom Hanks Announces Support For Obama. In it, wjz.com reports that:

“I'm Tom Hanks, I wrote and approved this message, and I'm now going to turn off the camera.”

Tom Hanks is supporting presidential hopeful Barack Obama.

Hanks has taken to his MySpace.com page to pledge his support for Obama, who is competing to be the first black president. Obama, who faces rival Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination, has also been endorsed by Oprah Winfrey, Bruce Springsteen and Scarlett Johansson.

"As an official celebrity, I know my endorsement has just made your mind up for you," the 51-year-old actor says in a short video titled, "Beware: Celebrity Endorsement." Read more

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Stewart A

United States

#1 May 7, 2008
Thank you Tom for caring when you could sit back with your fame and fortune and take in the sun. Please keep using your celebrity to promote this fine young candidate. I'm 60, white and certain that the time is now to bring our country together and restore respect for this great country. Barack is right to enthuse that we can change the country and change the world........my grand children need that and our nation deserves it.
ecarg

Paris, France

#2 May 7, 2008
Very well said, Stewart A. And agree fully. We need change, and as this primary season just drags on and on, we need more voices coming out and saying: It's time to break with our recent past, politically, socially, economically and - maybe especially - judicially. Go, Obama

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