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A Thousand Words. Four of Which Were "Thrilled to Have You."

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 28 2009

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It's days like this one when it makes perfectly wonderful sense to have a crack digital photographer on White House staff and an agile new media team in place to get his content distributed far and wide. The White House now owns the iconic image of the moment when Arlen Specter switched parties and put Democrats within sniffing distance of 60 votes in the Senate.

Man does that phone have a lot of buttons!