Pictured: Sonya Naugle, a Sarah Palin look-alike. Host Ira Glass interviewed Sonya at the Republican National Convention—you can listen to that interview here.
- While McCain gathers stray Democrats, Obama is trying to find new ones—in the reddest part of the state. To do that, his campaign has launched enormous registration drives, especially among college students. Producer Sarah Koenig followed registration workers around State College, home to Penn State University, to see how they were doing. (13 minutes)
"I wear my hair up. Actually I've been wearing it up for years. And these glasses I had way before I knew who Sarah was. I actually even played basketball in college like she did. So there's a lot of similarities. And I have a special needs child.
"There are a lot of people who think I'm Sarah. It's nice. Because I strongly support Sarah, and if there's anybody I would look like, I'd choose her. I'm a diehard republican."