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JibJab: “Time for some campaignin'”

I’ll be on KQED’s “This Week in Northern California” tonight discussing the McCain, Clinton and (virtual) Obama appearances in the Bay Area this past week. But honestly, instead of having me on the show, they probably could just air the latest clip from those clever guys at JibJab:

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Chillin’ like Bob Dylan. Have a great weekend, everyone.

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.

  • Here’s a topic that might be food for conversation:

    In Microsoft Word, since the beginning of time, you’ve been able to add new words in less than 30 seconds to the spelling dictionary. Newspaper Spell Checkers are racist. You can complain about this by writing to press@pluck.com. You can check this out by copying the stuff below into your spell checker at your local paper:

    Coolidge Eisenhower Nixon Truman Taft all work fine, no red underlines.

    Barack Obama, is red-lined, might as well be Osama. A complete lack of respect.

    I will donate $100 to the Obama campaign once this is fixed in The Union, Grass Valley, CA, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

    Douglas Keachie

    Please add your name and pass this on, if you think this is an issue.