The Encyclopedia Baracktannica

Colleague Alison Hewitt pointed us to this hilarious widget from Slate which pokes fun at the exaggerated enthusiasm the Illinois junior senator has generated in the press, otherwise known as “Obamania.” The encyclopedia is a collection of Barack-inspired neologisms invented by Slate’s writers such as a “baracktogenarian” (any Obama supporter over age 21) or “barackronism” (An Obama statement that is not in its correct historical or chronological time).

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