Obama visits Asheville: Behind the scenes at Linamar
I'm a political wonk and anytime I get a chance to see the President of the United States up close and personal, I'm going to jump at it. Or in this case, click "Here."
On 2/11 at exactly 2:11 p.m. an email popped onto my computer screen from The White House Office of the Press Secretary announcing President Obama's visit to Linamar Corporation in Asheville.
The next paragraph read: "Members of the media who wish to cover the President's remarks must RSVP here by Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at 5 p.m. EST."
I clicked here and filled in the form. My confirmation arrived Tuesday night.
Wednesday morning's check list: leave Hazelwood by 9 a.m. with camera, digital recorder, cell phone if I could find it, photo identification and a lanyard for press credentials from The Mountaineer and The ...