It's a fun new game and you can play along at home! Just place our president-elect's name in a list of names of shady characters. Then get rich on the teevee!

We're shocked. America elected Barack Obama for one reason and one reason only: it was impossible to place his name in a list of names of disreputable people, without context, and get away with it. It turns out, though, that is is very possible to just rattle off a list of scary and bad names of people and pretend they all have relevant connections to our president-elect that we should be concerned about! That's not change you can believe in! That's change you can make insinuations about without having to provide any evidence of wrongdoing! So please enjoy this video of Chris Matthews, Ann Coulter, what's-her-head from The View, Rudy Giuliani, Hannity's neck, and others.

Now you try: Obama, Khalidi, Richardson, Burris, Wright, Ayers, Blagojevich, Kraven the Hunter, Hussein, Malia, Pelosi, Bush, Mxyzptlk, Shmoo Snook.

(Video: Brian Colgan)