Puerto Rico Democratic Primary

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 30th, 2008

Up for grabs on Sunday: the 63 Democratic delegates from Puerto Rico. Eliina from Chicago just spent a long weekend in San Juan with her boyfriend Josh. In addition to waterfalls and local vistas, they sampled some of the primary build-up. This poster, for example, in the window of the ...

Oregon Democratic Primary

Posted by Katherine | Monday, May 19th, 2008

Oregon Democrats as far away as Melbourne, Australia, have been preparing for tomorrow's primary (hat tip to Ann Raber). Back home in the thick of it, an Obama supporter going to a rally in Medford, Oregon, found artist Remy LeDuc's Obama sign on a blog. The guy in Oregon printed ...

Kentucky Democratic Primary

Posted by Katherine | Monday, May 19th, 2008

Tomorrow is Kentucky's (and Oregon's) chapter in the Democratic primary saga. Iris, who works on webby stuff for a public library in Paducah, Kentucky, was really excited to go to a Clinton rally in nearby Mayfield. There she spotted this truck reflecting the crowd: [circulating / Flickr] Nicholas Stevens, a political science ...

Immigrants in the Military

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 9th, 2008

This photograph connects two major election issues: immigration and a military stressed by Iraq and Afghanistan. It was taken two years ago by cobalt123 at an immigration-reform march in Phoenix, Arizona: [cobalt123 / Flickr] The boy's sign does appear to be on target, at least according to the numbers from the beginning ...

PA Prom for Clinton

Posted by Katherine | Monday, April 14th, 2008

Three days ago, at a Drexel University rally in Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton got asked on a date. To a prom. Apparently she politely responded that it might be a little tough to coordinate with her campaign schedule. (Via Ann Raber.) [Noel Dietrich / Flickr] If you look at the original-size version of ...

2008 or 1964?

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, April 10th, 2008

In the crowd at a John McCain rally in Prescott, Arizona (via Misa Dayson). It's not clear whether the man is lost in time or sending McCain some kind of message... [PaisleyPitbull / Flickr] In another picture from the same rally, you can see people dressed in what appear to be pioneer-era ...

Obamamania: In or Out?

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Like many clubs, Obamamania looks pretty fun from the inside; less so if you're on the outside. First, the inside: This is another video found by co-curator Sarolta Cump. It shows avid Obama supporters waiting in the cold at 5:30 a.m. to see the senator and passing time with some ...