Vote or Dye

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Nov. 26 2007 1:15 PM

Vote or Dye

Now this is how you rally voters. From today's New York Times piece on Obama organizer Rory Steele:

On the Fourth of July, [Steele] vowed to have himself tattooed with theinitials of whoever turned in the most signed supporter cards. DelaneAdams, a campaign organizer from Chicago, won by submitting 33.

Soon Mr. Steele’s right bicep, just below a Marine Corps tattoo, isanother work of art: "DA 33 July 4." ("I thought it would have beenweird to tattoo "Obama" on my arm," he said, "but now I have somedude’s initials on me.")

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Imagine the fundraising possibilities. Who wouldn't pay for some real estate on Hillary's ankle?

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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