Sunday, November 05, 2006

Obama: somebody's running for pre-si-dent!

With apologies to Harper's Index, I present my Obama index:

Chair of "Hopefund", a new PAC not onstensibly promoting Barack Obama's candidacy for president: Barack Obama
Number of photographs in the Hopefund pamphlet I recently received in the mail: 8
Number of these that depict Barack Obama: 8
Number of these that also depict Michelle Obama, wife of Barack: 2
Number of quotes in pamphlet set off from main text: 4
Number of these in which Barack Obama is the speaker: 4
Number of times the word "Obama" appears in the pamphlet: 16
Average number of times per 8x3.5" page that Barack Obama is referenced in pamphlet, in name or image: 4