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The Sciences

Messin' Up Your Game

Cosmic VarianceBy Sean CarrollDecember 9, 2006 3:13 AM


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You know how George Bush is constantly admitting that he's made grave mistakes, and apologizing, and hoping to do better in the future? Hmm, no, I guess you don't. Meanwhile, Barack Obama is leading by example, as this excerpt from Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me demonstrates. (Via Unfogged.)

The phone rings. Lovelady: Lovelady. Newsroom. Obama: Nicholas? Lovelady: This is he. Obama: Nicholas, this is Barack Obama. Lovelady: Hey, how's it going? Obama: Man, I am calling to publicly apologize for messin' up your game. I felt terrible. I didn't know there were any ladies around. I just wanted to let you know that I'm deeply sorry. But if she was that superficial, then she wasn't for you. Lovelady: (chuckles) Well, I really appreciate it. Obama: Well okay, man. Bye bye. The call ends.

For context ... read the whole thing. Audio here. I would definitely vote for Obama if I hadn't already pledged my support to The Editors.

How often do you get to vote for a dinosaur?

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