Sometimes, Covering the Front-Runner Is Boring

Niall Stanage, who is on the trail with Barack Obama, passes on this pool report from LA Times reporter Mark Barabak. Niall calls it the “best music-themed pool report ever.”

Pool Report #1, Friday, 23 October, Indianapolis, Ind. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Back_Home_Again_in_Indiana )

Twelve days until we vote. http://www.lyricsmania.com/lyrics/lyle_lovett_lyrics_29266/my_baby_dont_tolerate_lyrics_74977/election_day_lyrics_742963.html

NO NEWS

(http://www.lyricsfreak.com/j/joe+jackson/sunday+papers_20072733.html )

But suggested musical accompaniment!

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., went to a private residence to tape TV advertisements.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/So_You_Want_to_Be_A_Rock_and_Roll_Star

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We rode over on the bus.

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It seemed to take a long time to get there.

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He pulled into a great big estate, out of our sight.

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We were kept outside.

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We drank coffee.

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And orange juice.

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We sat around a lot.

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That’s all.

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Sometimes, Covering the Front-Runner Is Boring