January 15, 2009 1:58PM

Dear Leader

Two recent items in the “Cultwatch” category:

NPR has audio of an Atlanta student chorus that will be singing at the inaugural festivities. “Dear Obama hear us sing/​we’re ready for the change that you will bring…” (hat tip: David Boaz)

And here’s video of some 800 Chicago elementary school students whose teachers had them form a 150‐​foot human portrait of the president‐​elect’s face:

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(hat tip: Matt Welch)