I'm on sabbatical for a week. I will resume my posting duties on Monday, May 3rd. I'll fill you in then on what I was up to while I was away and have an all new drawing. Until then, enjoy this series from the 08 election. PS. Due to the spam issue, all comments will be held for monitoring until I return.

Ball point pen doodle reruns from the campaign of 08

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint

Obama has chosen Tom Daschle to be Secratary of Health and Human Services. Daschle graduated South Dakota State University with a degree in political science. He served three years in the US Air Force as an intelligence officer, spent five years as an aid to South Dakota Senator James Abourezk, was elected to the US Congress in 1978, and the US Senate in 1986. Daschle rose to Minority Leader in 1994 and served briefly as the Senate Majority Leader before loosing an election in 2004 to John Thune. Daschle was an early supporter of Barack Obama and served as national co-chair for Obama's presidential campaign. President-elect Obama ...

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david_axelrod.jpg Ball point pen on the morning newsprint Leading off, Political consultant, David Axelrod. Axelrod is credited with implementing a strategy that encouraged grassroots participation, involving the people and giving them a stake in the campaign. Encouraging bloggers and using the internet to build an army of donors contributing a hundred dollars or less, Obama's grass roots fund raising soon dwarfed the small number of deep pocketed contributors in other campaigns . ...

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