Farouk Olu Aregbe started the Facebook group One Million Strong for Barack. I just had a look at it and see it’s now at 322,483 members. They’re working at actually activating these members by getting them to come to events and to actually vote. Aregbe is not affiliated with the Barack campaign, but as Thomas Friedman said earlier, he realised that if something’s not happening, it’s because you’re not doing it – so he did it.

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