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Hipster PDA One?

U.N. World Summit on Yahoo! News Photos

We don’t talk politics much here (thank God), and I certainly don’t mean to pile on what’s already a popular meme, but still…

I so love that Mr. Bush wrote his request for a bathroom break in what appears to be a disassembled Hipster PDA.

I can dream, can't I?

[via Andy and many others]

Maybe he only has one... by Jack (not verified)
Bush using the Hipster argues... by Ferris Wren (not verified)
And what gives with the... by Ferris Wren (not verified)
Karl Rove's Hipster PDA must... by Alex Charner (not verified)
David Allen should send GW... by Gordon (not verified)
Reuters has sent a press... by Schmelding (not verified)
They only said they'd photoshopped... by Danny O'Brien (not verified)

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Merlin Mann is an independent writer, speaker, and broadcaster. He’s best known for being the guy who created the website you’re reading right now. He lives in San Francisco, does lots of public speaking, and helps make cool things like You Look Nice Today, Back to Work, and Kung Fu Grippe. Also? He’s writing this book, he lives with this face, he suffers from this hair, he answers these questions, and he’s had this life. So far.

Merlin’s favorite thing he’s written in the past few years is an essay entitled, “Cranking.”




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