Thursday, October 21, 2010

POTUS stalking me

I visited DC last week to give a talk on this paper at the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).  During my brief 36-hour visit, I encountered President Obama not once but twice. My first encounter was when I exited the Metro Center Metro stop to find my hotel.  The intersection was blocked by police.  A few minutes later, Barack drove by:

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The next day, I decided to walk past the White House on my way down to the Mall.  And then guess who flew overhead.
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Really, Mr. President, I'm impressed and all, but there are other voters you should be working on right now besides me.

1 comment:

Steve Greene said...

My one presidential encounter was at the 1994 NCAA b-ball national championship game (Duke v. Arkansas). Secret Service actually muscled my then girlfriend, now wife, out of the way for Bill Clinton.