Opinion: Somebody please tell Barack Obama and crew he won


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Someone might want to whisper in Barack Obama’s good ear that he won the election.

The campaign is over. He is the president-elect. Isn’t that why he’s announcing new advisors from the old Clinton crew every other day? And calling all the nation’s governors to Philadelphia for a 57-minute meeting that was shorter than his daily workout?

We recently complained about The Change for Obama Team still fundraising most days because it only raised three-quarters of a billion dollars, barely twice as much as its nearest presidential competitor.


And we just got another bid for more dough, promising a Limited Edition holiday mug in exchange for only $15. Hope about a holiday from money pitches?

What we really want is the Obama Change campaign DVD, mainly for the Deleted Scenes part. We hear it’s been rated R.

But Obama’s newly named and possibly endangered, misbehaving chief White House speechwriter, Jon Favreau, is turning out words for him that still sound like campaign stuff.

Watch the video below of this weekend’s address to the nation. Except for the stats, it could have been delivered in October.

If the ex-senator keeps this up, you betcha Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin might start campaigning again too. And another senator as well, Joe Biden, although due to the muzzle after the Hillary Clinton gaffe, we never heard much from him anyway even during the campaign.

And we’ve all had enough of campaigning for a while.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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