Hot New iPhone App: Obama Countdown Clock

It's either counting down to start of 2nd term ... or end of his presidency
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 4, 2011 1:21 PM CDT
Hot New iPhone App: Obama Countdown Clock
President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at the American Legion Annual Conference, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Not an Obama fan? Then you might want to jump on this bandwagon and download the "Obama Clock," which is currently No. 2 on the iTunes App Store’s best-seller list for "reference” apps. The 99-cent iPhone app tracks the president’s popularity according to Rasmussen polling data, and also displays the US unemployment rate, the gas price index, FHFA's house price index, the national debt, and, of course, how much time is left before the next president—whomever that may be!—gets sworn in.

Its creator tells the Daily Caller that the app is only meant as a way of “keeping someone accountable." Stats on GOP presidential contenders are also available, and the creator says he wants the app to be “more of a ‘President’s Clock.’” (Read more iPhone apps stories.)

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