Some have even been told they need to "volunteer" for 12 hours. Obviously, that's pretty difficult for anyone who holds a full time job not in academia. And even for stay at home moms and part time workers, spending 12 hours on Barack's campaign by Friday cuts into the time one has to swing by the market and pick up the arugula.
Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.