Okay, it’s that time now. Seven days until election day. For anyone working on or closely tied to a political campaign (esp the presidential), every second ticks by now with a rush of adrenaline. And with each passing hour, more people get closer to losing it altogether. Since everyon cracks in their own special way, it’s generally quite amusing to watch it unfold.One of my good friends from college and the Dean campaign is now in DC working at the DNC (basically Kerry HQ). He sends us this priceless email exchange from this morning:
evidently the yelling and swearing at work is only paying off with some. . .[subject:] Re: Stop the fucking pounding and I am serious[STAFFER #1] 10/26/04 11:32 AM:While I appreciate your frustrations, you have to appreciate the factthat we are trying to fundraise over here, talking to donors on thephone, etc. If you can’t control yourself I’m just going to go higherup the ladder. I’ve tried to be nice, but now I’m pissed.[FRIEND (“BLaB”)] 10/26/04 11:34 AM:it’s the end of the campaign. if you want to do my job, feel free.