Obama’s high-tech version of Fireside Chats — via Twitter: Obama is really embracing this whole Twitter thing. On July 6, he’s going to be on Twitter talking about the economy, hashtags and all. Be sure to tune in to talk to our prez … virtually. source
“I have gotten from friends all over the country copies of the picture that was this iconic picture taken in the Situation Room while we were watching the operation. And they have been photoshopped in every way you can imagine, including putting you know, coming after the royal wedding, one of these had all of us in one of these big, wide-brimmed hats from the wedding,” said Defense Secretary Robert Gates, noting the potential for manipulation and misuse if the U.S. were to release the photos of bin Laden’s corpse.
Just because we can’t reblog this photo enough.
President Obama could send text-message warnings under a new emergency alert system called PLAN.
Photo: Barack Obama, then a senator and presidential candidate, types on his BlackBerry on a plane in July 2008. Credit: Charles Ommanney / Getty Images
Facial Expression of the Day: Though it’s reasonable to assume that all attendees at yesterday’s Democratic National Committee event in Austin were excited to see President Obama in person, no one was quite as elated as Super Excited To Meet The President Man.
He’s waited his entire life to exercise his otherwise useless superpower — but it was worth it.