Here is one of our local state House members, Republican J.C. Planas, belting out "Walking in Memphis" at Disney's new American Idol attraction, as first seen on Naked Politics about a week ago.
So far it only has 898 views. Which by YouTube standards is paltry, but by politician standards is down right astronomical. Ileana Ros-Lehtnin's only has 842 views for her official YouTube channel total, and she's federal. The videos on other local US Congressmen, like Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Mario Diaz-Balart, are lucky to gather a couple dozen views each. But that doesn't stop some poor intern, or perhaps paid staffer, from dutifully updating these things weekly.
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Sorry Pols, no one wants to watch your YouTube videos, not even if you're living out your fantasy American Idol dreams.
p.s. I'm not a regular AI watcher, but I did catch it this week. Is it just me or did the two guys that got through not deserve to be there? I actually think I prefer the musical styling of Rep. Planas.