You’ll want to view the original music video by Goyte first if you’re unfamiliar with it.
Via ABC News:
The pair said Gotye’s song was the “perfect metaphor” for how they felt about Obama because it compares their relationship with the president to a “real relationship gone sour,” Monticello said.
“People feel they had invested so much in Obama on what he had said and what he was capable of and it just hasn’t happened that way,” he said.
The Harvard graduate-turned-director said that he and Newbrough, the video’s co-creator, were “swept up” in Obama’s fervor last election but are undecided on who to vote for this year.
“Hopefully he will go back to his campaign promises and I will put my support behind him again,” Monticello said.