On Election Day, Obama Says the People Are the Answer
CHICAGO, Ill. — Walking through Sen. Barack Obama’s national headquarters last night, it was striking to see how quiet things were on election eve.
The downtown office building was filled with operatives working late into the night, though the ranks were thinned because some people were deployed to the field. But most people looked remarkably calm. Channeling their inner-Obama, perhaps.
Anyway, given the big day ahead, the campaign was not offering any interviews and my visit was off the record. The campaign’s public outreach, however, shows that the staff was getting plenty done. Near midnight on election eve, the campaign uploaded this final GOTV message on YouTube, “The American People are the Answer”: