Politics & Government

October 17, 2008 11:58 AM

One word means both 'hip' and 'hot' in French. It's 'Obama'

Obama's visage appears between the svelte curves of fashion models on Europe's most prestigious runways. His speeches are remixed into thumping music tracks in underground dance clubs. His campaign slogans are the foundation for modern art hanging on trendy Parisian gallery walls. More than any American politician since John F. Kennedy, Obama has become a cultural icon in Europe.

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