From The New York Times Online:
Typically presidents have to wait until long after they’ve left office for holidays to be declared in their honor. But officials in one Alabama county have fast-tracked that process for President-elect Barack Obama.
And it won’t be a holiday in name only. Each year on Obama Day, the county will close down its offices and all of its workers — about 40 of them — will get the day off, with pay.
The only problem is…
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