Aaron Brown buzz

Aaron Brown buzz

: I’m told that Aaron Brown just read my Pledge on CNN.

It made Joe Territo do a spit-take with his Sam Adams.

Jim Treacher says in a comment below: “Aaron Brown just read your pledge on the air. It probably took him longer to say it than it did for you to type it.”

Many nice folks are sending me email to let me know. Thanks.

I’m delighted. Spread the pledge. Who better to do it than Aaron Brown?

: UPDATE: The amazing Staci Kramer, now of PaidContent.org, backs up her buffer and transcribes what Aaron said:

We’ve long lamented the coming of the day when nobody, nobody, will listen to or entertain an idea different from their own. We’re more than halfway there already, it seems. Part of the passion animating this campaign derived from taking the country back,

  • http://www.joeterrito.com Joe Territo

    Jim — I’m absolutely certain it took Aaron longer to say it than it took Jeff to type it. Jeff types as fast as he talks (very, very fast).

  • http://jimtreacher.com Jim Treacher

    And Brown. Talks. Not. Quite. As… zzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • Mara

    I am thrilled Aaron read your pledge – it is a good one and part of the reason I read you every day. Thanks for all your hard work during the election season.

  • howieaintfunnyanymore

    Stern took your pledge, right? What?

  • m

    But I was bothered, when he read it, that he didn’t describe your political leanings; he had just cited a story that recalled a liberal slur on conservatives (maybe someone can get that transcript?), and, when he read your pledge, every liberal in the room with me thought that the pledge was ANOTHER liberal contribution. I allowed as how it was not. “You’ve HEARD of him?” they asked. (And they didn’t wonder why they hadn’t?)

  • Amy

    Wow, that’s great that your pledge got on CNN. And rather enlightened of CNN to be following the blogs and reading something salient to the implications of tonight – not just the usual numbers and bluster.
    Jeff, your pledge touched me. It’s looking like it could be a bad night for those of us who are desperate for change. I’m concerned about what a 2nd Bush administration might unleash, but I’m also very worried about what this continued national schism means for America, not just politically but sociologically. It’s very generous-hearted of you to make such a conciliatory statement while the night is still so raw (assuming nothing amazing happens for Kerry). But an attitude such as yours will be vital to any sense of national unity in the months and years ahead.
    But how, even with your sensible approach, can America not become embittered and riven along ideological lines? However well-meaning, how can Americans put aside such deeply felt beliefs? Whatever happens politically, I sincerely hope America can cope with these differences without serious geographical, religious and sociological division.

  • http://jimtreacher.com Jim Treacher

    “I’m concerned about what a 2nd Bush administration might unleash, but I’m also very worried about what this continued national schism means for America, not just politically but sociologically.”
    I’m more worried about people who, after tonight, are still determined to believe there’s a continued national schism.

  • EddieP

    Thanks for your pledge. It addresses the most important underlying issue of this and other recent campaigns, the overwhelming nastiness. As a society, we have to get over “hating” our political leaders. IMHO the left is more guilty than the right when it comes to this issue, not that the right doesn’t have some reforming to do as well.