Candidate as Superstar

This really is a mark of the movement quality of Obama's run. 500 people showed up, not for an Obama rally, but as volunteers to help organize his Saturday rally at City Hall plaza in Oakland — 3 o'clock for you West Coast starfuckers out there. (HT: Andrew Sullivan)

Saturday is also St. Paddy's Day. I wonder how many of the masses will be sporting these clever campaign buttons:

(In case you're curious, Yes, he does have a touch of Irish in him)