Obama is basking. She was supposed to be the rock star in this race, yet she's been pushed aside for the new kid."
" Obama greeted like rock star in Granite State"
"With his rock star visit to New Hampshire, the highflying senator continues to tantalize Democrats with intimations of a White House run — and a buzz not felt in American politics since JFK."
"The Media's New Rock Star "
(Washingtonpost.com headline about Barack Obama)
" Obama has not behaved like a political rock star or a jukebox liberal. He doesn't play familiar tunes or use polarizing rhetoric."
"Just go with BARACK , like Madonna or Prince or Beck. If this ' rock star ' crap is going to persist for the next 23 months, might as well go all the way."
" Obama transfixed crowds wherever he spoke and energised Democrats who clearly view him as a kind of political rock star ."
--from more than 272 references between early November and early January
"Now, it's a race for Team Clinton to figure out how to take back some of that media thunder in which