From Leah Garchik's column.
Ezekiel Emanuel, brother of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, has ordered hats from Interstellar Propeller in Berkeley for President Obama's economic advisers, to whom the president refers as "propellerheads." The hats say Propellerhead (which usually means software engineers); one says Chief Propellerhead. And the order was augmented with a few for the Obama girls.
I've been meeting with my nerdish cohort here in Washington, and perhaps this is a call to action.