Long haul train travel is really having a moment.
The train travel fits in with the current retro-chic hipster aesthetic. There is something glamorous about the idea of a luxurious pace of a train ride, even if the end result is the same as a plane: the passenger is actually just sitting, staring out the window or reading, snacking on $5 pretzels while waiting to get to his or her destination.
Could you hear the collective sigh of relief on Twitter today? “Follow Friday” hashtags may not be as stylish as they once were, but they still signify that the news cycle is taking a breather. And now it’s time for some fun, courtesy of the latest trending topic, “ObamaCampaignEmailSubjectLines,” since no one has been paying attention to how awesome those are. Here are some of the best submissions from writers who are obviously happy to be tweeting something irreverent this week.