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August 20th, 2008
05:55 PM ET

Beat 360° 08/20/08

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama gets a flower as a gift at the Greensboro Farmer's Curb Market in Greensboro, N.C.

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soundoff (439 Responses)
  1. Jean

    That is exactly what I want "The pick of the crop"!

    Jean, Ottawa, Canada

    August 20, 2008 at 7:58 pm |
  2. Dori in AZ

    Wow, that flower is bigger than my daughters!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:58 pm |
  3. Dori in AZ

    Well, THAT pen will never disappear off your desk!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:57 pm |
  4. Kevin C. in Portland, Oregon (yeah! the sun is coming out!)

    Roses are red
    sunflowers are yellow
    America wants change
    So I'm your fellow

    August 20, 2008 at 7:57 pm |
  5. Dori in AZ

    It's a little difficult to autograph my book with a sunflower pen that size, but I'll give it my best shot!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:57 pm |
  6. mary,canada

    wow! did it just say hes going to vote for me

    August 20, 2008 at 7:56 pm |
  7. Marco Dekkers

    Obama stunned by Hillary Clinton's last ditch effort to be picked as running mate.

    Marco Dekkers, Amstelveen, The Netherlands

    August 20, 2008 at 7:56 pm |
  8. Katherine Hoffman

    from Fox news, huh? I want that thing in a sound proof room.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:55 pm |
  9. Susan, Tiburon CA

    After hours of mindlessly shaking hands on the campaign trail, Obama is emabarrassed when he mistakes a sunflower for a constiuent.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:55 pm |
  10. Andrew Boston, MA

    ” Oh great, this will give me a chance to use that hoe from the gardening set that John Edwards gave me.”

    August 20, 2008 at 7:54 pm |
  11. rscme

    WOW, I had no idea an Olsen twin was coming today!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:54 pm |
  12. Susan, Tiburon CA

    After hours of campigning on an empty stomach, Obama reaches out in the hope of grabbing some fresh sunflower seeds.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:53 pm |
  13. Andrew Boston, MA

    " Oh great, this will give me a chance to use that hoe from the gardening set that I John Edwards gave me."

    August 20, 2008 at 7:53 pm |
  14. Kevin C. in Portland, Oregon

    "This damn sunflower seed! Who has dental floss?"

    August 20, 2008 at 7:52 pm |
  15. Austin--San Francisco

    "Oh...do you think Hillary will like that instead, since she's not getting the VP nomination?"

    August 20, 2008 at 7:52 pm |
  16. michael - Dallas, TX

    Barack just realized he lost the race for the white house when he was introduced to McCain's running mate. "Well, it's over now..."

    August 20, 2008 at 7:51 pm |
  17. Kathryn in Sargent, TX

    ...that's it...I send it to McCain Headquarters and when they mention my name, it will squirt out a magic potion and they will all turn into lobbyist that I can use against McCain!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:51 pm |
  18. Billy in AZ

    Talking to this plant is like talking to Senator McCain!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:51 pm |
  19. Patrick Reed, Youngstown, Ohio

    And now here's something you'll really enjoy!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:51 pm |
  20. Kevin in Portland, Oregon

    As Senator Obama increasingly reaches towards the right, his critics accuse him of being yellow.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:50 pm |
  21. Billy in AZ

    With my energy plan, we can make all of our plants look like this one!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:50 pm |
  22. Susan, Tiburon CA

    Obama is startled when he mistakes an ordinary sunflower for a devil's snare plant from the Harry Potter books.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:50 pm |
  23. Linda, Boulder

    I'm not in Kansas anymore.

    What's that sunflower doing here?

    August 20, 2008 at 7:50 pm |
  24. Dori in AZ

    Senator Obama gently reminds his supporter to stop picking the pretty flowers unless she plans to eat them or feed them to her livestock.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:49 pm |
  25. Shannon - Whitney, Texas

    Sorry about the cone of silence – signed, Rick Warren.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:49 pm |
  26. Adam Zizmor

    "They should have picked me to be in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy"!

    NEW YORK, NY

    August 20, 2008 at 7:48 pm |
  27. mary,canada

    at least it smells better than john mccain

    August 20, 2008 at 7:48 pm |
  28. Sharon from Indy

    Did you know it takes the power of the wind to grow a tall sunflower? We should see it as an example of the power of nature.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:47 pm |
  29. Filomena,Canada

    Is that for me? Some people will do just about anything to be my VP!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:46 pm |
  30. mary,canada

    at least it smells better than john mackaine

    August 20, 2008 at 7:45 pm |
  31. Kevin Braga - Fall River, MA

    Thanks, but I was really hoping for a zucchini instead.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:45 pm |
  32. Kevin in Portland, Oregon

    Tsk, tsk, tsk, Senator Obama. That tie really sucks.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:44 pm |
  33. Olen - Lexington, KY

    "When those petals dry, they will look like chads. Take that thing to Florida."

    August 20, 2008 at 7:44 pm |
  34. Ashley,Canada

    (Obama)I dont know who to pick for a V.P,i sware the next living i see will be V.P(see's flower)Oh you've got to be kidding me.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:43 pm |
  35. Burton - Bethlehem, PA

    Obama spots the perfect consolation prize for Hilary days before announcing who he WILL pick for his V.P.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:41 pm |
  36. Angela-Kettering , Ohio

    Wow, that flower is as tall as my youngest daughter "Jack -in -the Box! Is it real!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:41 pm |
  37. Phillip Dallas, Tx

    Republicans are red, Democrats are blue. You'll have to bribe me with more than a flower for me to reveal who will be my number two!.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  38. Sage Albenali, Eau Claire, WI

    Hey! Didn’t I just see that on Senator McCain’s desk?

    August 20, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  39. Ryan - Boise, ID

    No Barack, I am the seed of change.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  40. Kathryn in Sargent, TX

    Hey, I wonder if I gave this to McCain, if he would stop being so mean!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  41. wendy zizmor new york ny

    I never promised america a rose garden

    August 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  42. Anirudh Kulkarni

    Now that's the solution to our fuel problem... that is after we fill up our tires

    August 20, 2008 at 7:34 pm |
  43. Sage Albenali

    Hey! Didn't I just see that on Senator McCain's desk?

    August 20, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  44. Dale Ann, Newfoundland, Canada

    the sunflower's fine, but please... somebody water Obama.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  45. John M. Daniels - Bali, Indonesia

    Are you sure sunflowers can vote in Florida?

    August 20, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  46. Murdoch Philadelphia Suburbs

    " Sir?! You support global warming? "

    August 20, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  47. Kevin in Portland, Oregon

    Senator Obama responds to those hypocritical pundits who accuse him of being seedy.

    August 20, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  48. Bill (Mississauga, Ontario)

    Anderson? You look different in person!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  49. Shannon - Whitney, Texas

    "Roses are red, violets are blue, greetings from Kaine, I want a call from you!"

    August 20, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  50. Carl, Phoenix, AZ.

    See, after eight years of Bush.......this is the only growth in the economy!

    August 20, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
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