Dear Diary: A quiet day today after a busy few days campaigning. Apparently the parents of 37 troops who died in a helicopter crash in Aghanistan are unhappy that I sent them form letters of sympathy signed with an electric pen. Of course I am very sad for their loss. But I am surprised that they expect me, as leader of the free world, to personally sign such letters. At two seconds a letter, 37 letters would take up more than a minute of my time. People are so critical. Next they'll be saying that I record my personal diary on a digital recorder and it is transcribed later by an assistant. As if. [Brenda, that's it for now. I'll dictate the rest of this day's entry at bedtime --B.O.