At least in homes belonging to our liberal elites. They almost gave up on him. But by winning the 2012 election, Barack Obama has made Time’s Man of The Year.
If you find Michael Scherer’s billowing prose hard to stomach, behold the image of the Big Dawg hip little helpers.
The Geek Squad: from left: Michael Slaby, a veteran of the 2008 effort, hired the tech and data teams and kept them on track; Chris Wegrzyn built the infrastructure and software behind the massive data operation; Teddy Goff, the digital director, ran social-media, online and mobile outreach; Joe Rospars, the architect of online fundraising for Howard Dean in 2004 and Obama in 2008, oversaw digital efforts; Marie Ewald focused on e-mail fundraising, helping raise $690 million online