Here is Barack Obama and a few of his friends getting together under the Gateway Arch in St. Louis yesterday. "All I can say is wow," said Obama as he took the stage. Meanwhile, let's take a gander at what was going on with the 400 to 500 people who showed up to watch Sarah Palin boost for Senator Norm Coleman in Duluth, MN, the other day.

Yes, that's Todd Palin and, yes, the sign someone is holding in front of him says, "Charles Manson was a Community Organizer." [Obama photo via Cynical-C; Coleman photo via Minnesota Independent]