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. Terry, Marataizes, Brazil

    OK, I inhaled. But not that much!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:56 pm |
  2. keith Riley, Pa

    Hey Anderson, tell Erica that the flower was a nice gesture, but i really want one of those beat 360* t-shirts!!!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:56 pm |
  3. Hermaine

    Did John Edwards plant his seed?!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:56 pm |
  4. Tara

    Eureka! Sunflower oil!

    Chicago, IL

    August 20, 2008 at 9:55 pm |
  5. Chris Lacke, Pitman, NJ

    See the flower, touch the flower, be the flower.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:53 pm |
  6. brian kogan boca raton, florida

    Yes I watered the garden but that flower is absolutely not my child.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:52 pm |
  7. John in Valhalla, NY

    If I told Kathleen Sebelius once I've told her a thousand times....sending me her state flower will not sway my VP decision.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:51 pm |
  8. M.McCoy -Atl Ga.

    You mean ......that came all the way from China?

    August 20, 2008 at 9:51 pm |
  9. Rekha Joy A

    That's a pretty fancy voting nod from a sunflower!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:50 pm |
  10. Rick Garner

    And in a surprise move, Senator Obama announced that his VP choice was Audrey Two, the star of Little Shop of Horrors.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:49 pm |
  11. Harrison - Los Angeles, LA

    Obama needs a good luck charm to impress his voters with a flower.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:47 pm |
  12. Allan, Eugene, OR

    Maybe I need a steel magnolia on the ticket.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:47 pm |
  13. Frank Napoleon

    Wow! Maybe I should use that flower in a Daisy ad like LBJ did against Goldwater. If they like negative.....that's negative.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:46 pm |
  14. sean

    i saw one just like that under hillarys desk

    August 20, 2008 at 9:43 pm |
  15. Alisha - Raleigh, NC

    John McCain's offshore drilling will give us about as much oil as that sunflower!

    Alisha – Raleigh, NC

    August 20, 2008 at 9:42 pm |
  16. Shannon - Whitney, Texas

    Delivery from Mr. McCain – the card reads, "I'm gonna be peepin' on who you're veepin!'"

    August 20, 2008 at 9:42 pm |
  17. Allan, Eugene, OR

    Hillary didn't have to send sympathy flowers for my drop in the polls!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:42 pm |
  18. Simon Kuok

    Obama is surprised by the culprit of his sneezes.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:41 pm |
  19. Murdoch Philadelphia Suburbs

    In that moment, Barack needed his wife more than ever

    August 20, 2008 at 9:40 pm |
  20. Jack

    As Barack Obama demands resurrection of a dying sunflower, his audience is convinced that he has the power to resurrection a dying country.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:34 pm |
  21. Katrina

    Oh, McCain sent me flowers to apologize for flipping on his promise to make this campaign civil?

    August 20, 2008 at 9:33 pm |
  22. keith Riley, Pa

    Ned?......Ned Ryerson? How long has it been since we seen each other last???

    August 20, 2008 at 9:31 pm |
  23. Allan, Eugene, OR

    No Mr. Sunflower you are not under consideration for VP.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:31 pm |
  24. Elaine, PA

    Can someone wrap that up and send it to Oprah as my way of saying "thanks" for the million votes.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:30 pm |
  25. keith Riley, Pa

    Oh that reminds me! Michelle is gonna have my neck, its our anniversary!!!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:29 pm |
  26. Garett Graubins

    After weeks of weeding through candidates, Obama finally finds a running mate with mass female appeal, who won't be a thorn in his side.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:28 pm |
  27. Lantz Cox

    I'm thinking that a picture of Hillary Clinton's face is in the middle of that sunflower!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:27 pm |
  28. Mike P.

    Hilliary or not Hilliary, Hillary or Not Hillary....

    August 20, 2008 at 9:23 pm |
  29. Jason- Charlotte, NC

    "You know Senator, that was a gift from John McCain. Where's your gift?"

    August 20, 2008 at 9:22 pm |
  30. Bryan

    Senator Obama, Sir, here is a gift for you - sent from the cute and clever Campbell Brown!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:22 pm |
  31. Bryan

    Senator Obama, this has just arrived for you from the office of the stunning Erica Hill !

    August 20, 2008 at 9:19 pm |
  32. Amy, Chicago

    "If I pull 2 petals , I'll get the nomination....no, 3 petals"

    August 20, 2008 at 9:19 pm |
  33. Jason

    "You know Senator, that was a gift from John McCain."

    August 20, 2008 at 9:19 pm |
  34. Castano

    Shhhh!! It's me Barack, Al Gore

    Chicago, Il

    August 20, 2008 at 9:16 pm |
  35. Paul Washington Pennsylvannia

    I see an alternative fuel source!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:16 pm |
  36. Shawn- Tennessee

    Okay stop me if you've heard this one, a Repulican walks on to the deck of an offshore drilling platform.....

    August 20, 2008 at 9:15 pm |
  37. Elaine, PA

    Senator Obama decides to give up listening to the polls and use sunflower petals to predict the White House. (Yes, Im the new President, no, John McCain is the new President). The only problem is Senator Obama had to go through dozens of sunflower petals to get the "result" he wanted.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:15 pm |
  38. Murdoch Philadelphia Suburbs

    " You see folks, this here is an example of contiued growth and an ability to shine through the worst of times..Bush would give you this flower after he ate all of the seeds "

    August 20, 2008 at 9:14 pm |
  39. Amy, Chicago

    So close, but yet so far away –

    August 20, 2008 at 9:14 pm |
  40. stefan

    look!! something skinnier than me!!!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:12 pm |
  41. V. SD, Ca

    Well... Hello SUNSHINE!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:12 pm |
  42. stefan

    you understand what i mean when i say 'change,' don't you??

    August 20, 2008 at 9:11 pm |
  43. Ellen Rhuda, Burlington, MA

    I'm George W., the yellow rose of Texas, and I'm a born-again sunflower from the Sunflower State!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:11 pm |
  44. Jeanine

    Does it dance and sing music too?

    August 20, 2008 at 9:10 pm |
  45. Kent Fitzsimmons,Kewanee, IL

    If that is a Bodysnatchers flower keep it away from me............McCain must be a clone because we have no idea who this McCain is.......

    August 20, 2008 at 9:09 pm |
  46. Lee - Salina, Kansas

    Hillary's last shot:

    As a pre-convention gift, Senator Clinton sends Barak O'bama a rare tropical flower with a tiny portrait of herself in the center. Any one nearby who inhales the invisible airborne spores of this unique plant fall madly in love with the first person they see thereafter. Moments after this shot was taken, a nearby reporter speculates that Hillary's VP prospects are very much alive after hearing O'bama mumble to himself, "But what about Bill...?"

    August 20, 2008 at 9:09 pm |
  47. Chris Half Moon Bay, CA

    Hillary, you gotta stop wearing those goofy pant-suits!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:08 pm |
  48. Dori in AZ

    No, really, I love it! It's just that I'm a little allergic....

    August 20, 2008 at 9:08 pm |
  49. Tammy Lis

    If i pick the yellow leaves with my two V.P. names every other one...I will know at the end who the winner is.

    August 20, 2008 at 9:05 pm |
  50. Teri Lee, Calistoga,Ca

    Look Mama.....Obama!

    August 20, 2008 at 9:03 pm |
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