Barack Obama added you as a friend on Facebook. This is hilarious, no matter what party you call home.
Despite common assumptions that President-elect Barack Obama’s Cabinet nominees are told of their selection via personal phone calls, the Los Angeles Times has learned that the famously tech-friendly Mr. Obama is actually notifying his picks by “friending” them on the social networking site Facebook. Requests to Mr. Obama for comment on the following transcript have gone unanswered, though he did “poke” us just as this went to press.
The transcript that follows… I won’t spoil it; just click the link and read it!