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Mitt Romney Sings 'America The Beautiful' to Florida Voters

Mitt Romney's latest serenade— a rendition of "America The Beautiful" sung with Florida voters— may have been the official kickoff to the "sing-off" elections of 2012.

Although it is still unclear which candidate would win in an election between Romney and our incumbent president, voters may be weighing in on a sing-off between Obama and the former Massachusetts Governor.

The battle between political American culture and traditional pop culture came to a head when a confident Romney decided to sing to Floridians the night before the state's primary. The former CEO crooned to voters, hoping to win over the support he needs to capture the delegates, and eventually, the presidency.

"America The Beautiful" is a staple line in Romney's speeches, but this time is the only time he's sang.

Romney captured quite a bit of media attention for his rendition, especially because President Obama was taped singing just last week at a fundraiser.

During his speech at Harlem's famous Apollo Theater, Obama paused, saying, "And then to know that … Reverend Al Green was here…" before letting slip a surprisingly on-key rendition of Rev. Green's "Let's Stay Together."

Almost instantly, the video of Obama's crooning went viral, getting over five million total hits within a few days. In addition, song sales of Green's hit were boosted almost 500 percent since the president sang the first line.

"Thos guys didn't think I would do it," said a smiling Obama to the crowd. "I told you I was gonna do it!"

Residents in Florida now have something more than leadership and voting records to take to the polls— they have a set of pipes.

Viewers have already been weighing in on the two singers to see which one would make a better Singer-in-Chief.

"Someone programmed the Mitt-bot to sing. We are in the uncanny valley and it's super creepy!" posted Peter H. on Buzzfeed.

Other users agreed that Obama's falsetto was more soulful as well.

"Mitt sounds like my grandpa in church. Obama wins!" typed Diana.

Although both political candidates are competing in policy and song, there may still be one person who beats them both out in terms of voice: John Ashcroft.

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