Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Obama's 27 year old speechwriter

The Washington Post covered this story about a guy named Jon Favreau, a 27 year old who is Obama's cheif speechwriter. It's a pretty interesting read expecially because of his age.
"During the campaign, the buzz-cut 27-year-old at the corner table helped write and edit some of the most memorable speeches of any recent presidential candidate. When Obama moves to the White House next month, Favreau will join his staff as the youngest person ever to be selected as chief speechwriter. He helps shape almost every word Obama says, yet the two men have formed a concert so harmonized that Favreau's own voice disappears."

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