Black lady to family in obama t‑shirts: You know how all those irish people have pictures of kennedy hanging up in their living rooms? Now we can do that too!
–Whole Foods, Columbus Circle
Overheard by: Definitely has a JFK picture in her apartment
Guy selling obama-themed condoms: Remember the election with every erection!
Overheard by: Mary Button
Black woman with a child in her stroller braiding her hair: There’s gona be a lot of braidin in the white house.
Overheard by: Subway surfer
Woman on cell phone: Girl, if I can get to the front of the line at the vma’s I can get to the front of the line at the damn inauguration. Shiiiit it’s barack obama, girl!
–manhattan dental waiting room
Overheard by: Catherine
Stoned kid to a group of his friends discussing politics: You know what’s scary bro? If obama gets assassinated, george bush is gonna be president again.
–1 Train @ 2AM going Downtown
Black man handing out metro: “get your obama metro! Get your obama metro! See, anyone can be president… I’m next!”
–59th Street, Lexington Ave
Overheard by: Yes we can!