Campaign Notes

BushMy friend Garth has an important and timely contribution to the national dialogue over the presidential election (see shirt, left). I couldn’t agree more. This is actually art for a T-shirt he just made up, and my very own size XL version is in the mail (though I know I may have to contend with passers-by, even here in Berkeley, who feel that this is a crude way to express one’s sentiments; and I’d probably hesitate to wear one to a Bush rally, say, or in the state of Kansas. (Speaking of Bush rallies and appropriate apparel for same, NPR did an interesting story this morning on how the president’s campaign is apparently using Secret Service agents and White House staff to hassle and intimidate people engaging in outrageous acts like wearing Kerry or pro-choice T-shirts and to keep such hooligans from attending presidential events.

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