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May 14, 2008

Obama-Edwards: Just A Convention(al) Photo

Barack EdwardsBeyond the smart timing — a day after the washout in W. Virginia — it’s hard to believe the true blue O-team wasn’t playing for this exact pose.

Besides stoking the fantasies of those working class Edwards fans (are you looking, Kentucky?), the campaign even got Drudge, if you can believe it, to deliver the money caption.

Note:  I’m in NYC this week attending the NYPhoto Festival as well as the VII agency seminar, so I might be a bit briefer over the next few days.

Ex-Rival Edwards Throws His Support to Obama (NYT)

Why Did John Edwards Endorse Obama Today? Thread V (Talk Left)

(image: Jeff Haynes/Reuters. Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 14, 2008. via YahooNews)

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