While it probably says actually very little about the candidates running for president (other than that the American public is nosy) the AP ran a story comparing the candidates’ music tastes.
“What was your last music purchase?
Delaware Sen. Joe Biden: ”My sister’s playlist.”
New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: Carly Simon’s ”Into White.”
Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd: Soundtrack to ‘Jersey Boys.”
Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich: Likes Willie Nelson.
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson: George Strait, ”50 Number Ones.”
Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback: Christian artist Michael W. Smith.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani: Verdi’s ”Macbeth.”
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee: Evanescence, the goth rock group from Little Rock, Ark.
California Rep. Duncan Hunter: Favors country and gospel.
Arizona Sen. John McCain: Likes ”Sounds Of Summer – The Very Best Of The Beach Boys.”
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: ”Selection of Roy Orbison songs from iTunes.”