Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Sugar, sugar

Obama  Memorandum  Obama

Fellow members of the Barack Obama campaign, we're about to seal the deal. We just scored endorsements from NARAL and John Edwards. One little matter does warrant our attention:

In addition to bitter and cling, please remind Senator Obama to drop the word sweetie from his vocabulary:

Obama at a textile millOur candidate is the smoothest orator in the recent history of American politics. Hillary Clinton is usually the one who misspeaks. We're giving bloggers and newspapers too much ammunition. Especially when this is the second time he's called a woman sweetie on the campaign trail.

Striking sweetie from our candidate's vocabulary is an admittedly modest measure, but this is linguistic change we can believe in.


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