The Corner

Well, That Was Lame

I got my text message at 4:28. It didn’t even pretend to be from Senator Obama, either, which was doubly lame. I had received my official press release from the old, non-texting dude’s campaign reacting to the news at 2:24; I had received the statement even earlier, though, at 1:49 from Ben Porritt, who really doesn’t sleep and should probably get a raise (unlike the guy on the Obama campaign who sent out 4:28 A.M. text messages .

If there is a message to the American people in any of the last 12 hours or so, it is: people who work on campaigns don’t really have lives. Get some sleep dudes. I did. And I knew the news when I went to bed and it didn’t change between then and now.

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