obama-text.thumbnail.jpgIn a ploy to keep the tech-friendly but politically n00b and naive  voters away from the polls "someone" has sent out the following text messages  to cellphones in Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Missouri, Arizona, Alabama …and obviously potentially more, per Rock the Vote’s youth vote boiler room DC:

Due to long lines tomorrow, all Obama voters are urged to vote Wednesday.

No clue how the recipients’ cellphone numbers are being accessed.

One of the originating text numbers has a woman’s name and friendly out going message, the other a generic voicemail message. Neither returned messages left for them.fc5b479b73a3853379edc5c3610312b44d90c451.thumbnail.jpg

[H/T Jake Brewer]

Lisa Derrick

Lisa Derrick

Los Angeles native, attended UC Berkeley and Loyola Marymount University before punk rock and logophilia overtook her life. Worked as nightclub columnist, pop culture journalist and was a Hollywood housewife before writing for and editing Sacred History Magazine. Then she discovered the thrill of politics. She also appears frequently on the Dave Fanning Show, one of Ireland's most popular radio broadcasts.