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A Day in the Life of an 'Obama for America' Internship

Chad109 Wrote: Jun 07, 2012 3:59 PM
Poor kids. How many people who worked on Carter's 1980 reelection campaign actually put that on their vita today? Hum.

It’s official. We now know what it’s like to be an Obama for America intern. The video to solicit applications paints an idyllic picture of an internship experience where the interns are “honored” to get opportunities to interface with the likes of David Axelrod, are “given real responsibilities” and be “part of a cause that’s larger than [oneself].” Apparently, they are also still deluded by the Hope and Change message from the last time around. Having yet to face the harsh realities of an economy with an 8.2 percent unemployment rate probably does that to a college-age unpaid...