Not exactly the Obama campaign's greatest coup



The global mass enthusiasm for Obama's presidential run inspired a lot of well-meaning but ultimately pointless endorsements. My favorite item in this week's Popbitch newsletter concerns what might be the most pointless of them all:

Press Release of the week: "Subject: URGENT! - DURAN DURANS JOHN TAYLOR BACKS OBAMA!" On Thursday. Two days after the election. "Picture of John Taylor on stage in Peru wearing Barack Obama tee-shirt available on request."

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