The Obama campaign, fresh off an inauguration, just ran face first into federally-mandated technological obsolescence and what better way to express their frustrations than with a video game analogy?

"It is kind of like going from an Xbox to an Atari," Obama spokesman Bill Burton said of his new digs. Can you imagine how blown their minds would have been had they went from an Xbox 360 to an Atari 2600?

Alright staffers. If any of you are reading this blog, it's time you start hitting us up with more gaming gems from inside the White House. Come on, we need our gaming Deep Throat.

New staff find White House in tech Dark Ages [Washington Post]