A happy twist in our Obama ticketing saga

Can't wait to see the glass elevator.

In the last week or so, I've ranted in this space not once but twice about my entire family being rejected for Barack Obama acceptance speech tickets. And given that the tickets were handed out this past weekend with much hoopla, the last thing I expected was good news in regard to this topic. But Wednesday night, we got some -- in a particularly unlikely way.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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