777 days, 20 hours, 8 minutes, 13 seconds -- but who's counting?

Even White House staffers are counting down now.


Tim Grieve
December 5, 2006 1:52AM (UTC)

People keep giving us those "Backwards Bush" keychains -- the ones that count down the days and hours and minutes and seconds left until Jan. 20, 2009 -- but it turns out that we're not the only ones so gifted. According to the Associated Press, Josh Bolten has begun giving the countdown clocks to White House staffers in order to keep them "focused" on the only timetable that really matters.


Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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