Every news organization has some kind of tips inbox that most reporters or editors don’t pay that much attention to, with good reason: They normally don’t yield anything too fruitful, aside from the occasional hilariously awful press release one forwards around the newsroom with zero comment needed, preposterously bad joke that it is. Well, it’s Friday, and we took a peak in the Observer’s Tips Inbox to take a look at what was there.
Lo and behold, there were emails from supporters of Ron Paul, the L. Ron Hubbard of Libertarians, currently running for President. Which isn’t too out-of-the-ordinary. Except, well, there were a few of them. Today is apparently some kind of Ron Paul Day of Email Action. Everyone from the New York Times to The Daily Beast to The Texas Tribune to us are getting them. Read More