Obama makes Willamette Week Rogue of the Week

The Willamette Week, one of the state’s few equal opportunity critics, is starting off the year by taking one of their celebrities to task. They make a great point.

“[S]ending multiple emails offering us a chance to win one of 10 tickets to the Jan. 20 inauguration””if we donate $25 or more? Guess what, Mr. President-elect. We’ve lost our jobs. We’re so broke after the holidays we can’t even remember what money looks like. So please, stop guilting us for cash in the middle of a recession so you can throw a massive party we can’t attend. Until you stop with the nickel-and-diming, we’re swearing you in as our first Rogue of 2009. “