the digg kids found this picture

of the white house during last night’s lights out hour

did i fully understand why we were all supposed to turn off our lights at 8pm for an hour – also known as Earth Hour? no

did my mom call me to remind me to do it because Google “did it”? yes.

did i think the whole thing was stupid? yes.

did i laugh at the Little Green Football dittoheads who bragged about how many lamps and electrical devices they were going to illuminate in their doublewides homes? deeply.

did i turn off my lights anyways? yes.

did i then drive over to the LAist monthly party where they had turned off their lights? yes.

did i congratulate them for not just setting a record, but for going well over 2.25 million hits? hell yeah.

do i think the white house knew that everyone was gonna turn off their lights last night? no.

do i think the white house woulda turned off their lights if they had known? good question.

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