Sunday, February 01, 2009

Obama e-mail address is new D.C. symbol of access - The Boston Globe

Sign of the times

It is now the ultimate status symbol in a town obsessed by status. Obama was spotted recently trying out his new BlackBerry - or actually a more sophisticated, encrypted variation, and aides say that he uses a computer in the study next to the Oval Office, but that he has agreed to limit the number of people he would exchange e-mail with. In the process, he created a new measure for Washington to judge who really has the ear, or the thumb, of the president.

Obama e-mail address is new D.C. symbol of access - The Boston Globe

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