Them, Robots

I’ve been searching for the perfect word to describe Barack Obama fanatics. Portmanteaus seemed to be the perfect neologistical type but all the ones I have found were unsatisfying to pronounce. “Obamaniac” was the closest but it just doesn’t work as a word and I’ve seen too many of them co-opt it for themselves. I don’t disparage people who like it.

While driving home from dinner tonight, I came up with a doozy. With a sigh of relief at the conclusion of a long, tiring expedition, I offer up Obamaton. Looking over the results at Google and Twitter, I cannot lay claim to originality but at least I’m well clear of cliché.

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