Unlike The New Yorker, The Lonely Seagull will refrain from endorsing a presidential candidate this year. (More on The New Yorker later, when the video of David Remnick's appearance last night on Charlie Rose's show becomes available.) On the issue of lapel-related expressions of political sentiment, however, The Lonely Seagull would like to endorse* Peter Sis's idea for a resolution of the trouble surrounding Barack Obama's lapel decoration:
He says that “this would look different and fresh, especially during the G-8 meetings.”
Background and other contenders can be found here.
*The endorsement is offered with the understanding that this is not actually a competition, and, if it were, any expression of preference would be withheld.