ATL students rap like T.I.: "You can vote however you like"

most rappers are firmly in the tank for Obamaput itsong-and-dance number about the 2008 election

The Ron Clark Academy was founded in Atlanta in 2007, and boasts a comprehensive curriculum that employs arts and music education to engage students. Job well done, because these 6th and 7th graders took T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" and used the beat to lay down some straight talk:

"Obama on the left / McCain on the right / we can talk politics all night / and you can vote however you like"

The students sat down with Kyra Phillips of CNN afterward to chat about their experience with the 2008 election, sounding more informed and erudite than most of the talking heads on cable news in the process. Check out their performance and the interview for the perfect intersection of the political and the adorable:

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