Morra Aarons-Mele, writing in The Guardian’s Comment Is Free, reports that she knew the Vice President’s identity two hours before her exclusive text message arrived from the Obama campaign. Why? It was reported on CNN. (See our original coverage of the concept.)
The whole point of the Obama VP text scenario was, I thought, to sidestep the mainstream media and win over the doubting electorate by going direct to them. Or maybe it was just a jump on the bandwagon and the ability to sign-up more mobile numbers to try and boost donations?