Campaign Hot Line: Sorry, Wrong Number

The Democratic Party of Michigan passed out a flier with two applications for absentee ballots in an effort to get people to vote early. The flier included photos of Barack Obama and Sen. Carl Levin, and a number for a Democratic campaign hot line. Unfortunately for Democrats, the number was really hot: The party mistakenly gave the number for a phone sex line.

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. This kind of misprint happens more often than you might think. The Democratic Party of Michigan passed out a flier with two applications for absentee ballots. It was an effort to get people to vote early. The flier included a photo of Barack Obama, another photo of Senator Carl Levin, and a Democratic campaign hotline. Unfortunately for the Democrats, the number was really hot. The party mistakenly gave the number for a phone sex line. You're listening to Morning Edition.

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