Barack is Mac, and Pac?

Barack is Mac, and Pac?

Apparently, America’s president-elect is a Mac user, a Pac Man fan, and likes sticking stickers on one’s laptop. I really dig the pac-man eating the Apple logo. Is that a Speck clear MacBook cover? Commenters: let the Apple/Obama fanboy flamewars fly!

Incidentally, he also uses a Crackberry. And Biden is evidently a fellow Mac user, at least on the road. And as long as we’re on the subject: I met Al Gore briefly last week, and he was packin’ an iPhone. Although, I was so star-struck at the moment, I may have hallucinated that part along with the swarms of solar-powered United Nations black helicopters. DISCUSS.

POTUS uses a Mac (, via friends list)

Update: Rob Beschizza at Boing Boing Gadgets tackled this burning! hot! politechnical news! earlier today.

(Via Boing Boing.)

For those who know me, you know I’m just smiling from ear to ear.



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3 responses to “Barack is Mac, and Pac?”

  1. Dave Wild Avatar

    It’s good to see Pacman still has influence after all these years.

    Only last year I purchased an Xbox 360 and there is a game for that called Pacman Championship Edition. They got the original creator to come out of retirement and design it for a special anniversary competition. It’s wonderful – the one and only time they have improved the game since Ms Pacman came out all of those years ago.

    I can take or leave the Mac bit of the story! 😉

  2. Kelly Avatar

    I’m so digging Pacman. Of course I would go for Ms Pacman 😉 Definitely a good suggestion though.

    I think it’s even cooler that our up and comers (i.e. next President and Vice President) are all about Macs. Such a good thing.

  3. Ted Avatar

    I’m not sure I care if Obama uses a Mac, and I hope he’s not spending lots of time with Pacman. However, I won’t mind if he’s catching the wonderful John Hodgman, Mac commercials on the breaks in the Daily Show. BTW, My Powerbook has no scratches.

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