Hello? Barack? Are you still out there?
I was a bit skeptical that John McCain would be able to completely steal the media spotlight from Barack Obama last week. But on that account, he hit a home run by giving Sarah Palin the VP nod. (Unfortunately for McCain, she’s doing a pretty good job of stealing the limelight from him, too.)
So what was Barack up to while the country turned their attention away from the Democrats to buzz about teen pregnancy, mommy wars, Republican disdain for the media, and experience versus narrative? After some digging, here’s what I came up with:
Took a swing through Pennsylvania. Obama and Biden attempted to court a state they believe could win them the election.
Asked supporters to help Hurricane Gustav victims.