I just ran across a great blog via the UK’s Guardian that tracks digital content online. The blog’s latest post has a rundown of the Web’s most popular viral videos. Their list includes SNL’s “Iran so Far” clip (featuring a gay Mahmoud Ahmadinejad) and some more of those annoying Dove evolution ads.
Here’s one in particular that brings home the impact of the President’s latest veto:
I imagine that it must be pretty difficult for political campaigns to predict what will “go viral,” these days but chances are these clips have some of the basic elements.