Punctuation and politics

I am NOT going to talk politics here. But check out Lucy Ferriss’ Of periods, serifs, and politics in the Chronicle of Higher Education today for an interesting interpretation of Obama’s campaign slogan.

the dot at the end of the word is less a full stop than a bit of bling, like that light at the end of the dock for Gatsby, and an echo of the starburst that morphed into the rainbow “O.”

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