I was flipping through the pages of a magazine recently when a haunting image stopped my thumbs and held my attention. It was an advertisement for an art auction, with Andy Warhol’s 1981 painting of Uncle Sam heralded as the showcase item. If you’ve never seen the painting, it’s worth two seconds of your life via a Google image search.
Last Tuesday night, Americans experienced a world-shifting change. Tears flowed. The streets of Chicago erupted with dancing. Everything would be different now. Within an hour of being elected as our next president, Barack Obama announced to his daughters, Malia and Sasha, in front of billions of others, that a puppy would be accompanying them to the White House in January.
OK, first go to the box on the left-hand side of their page, under their revealing profile picture and clever tagline. Then click “Add to Friends.” That’s your part, but it’s not over yet. They still have to approve your friend request. But once they do you are so in, bro.