Everyone needs a good editor, even the prez:
Photo from the White House as posted on Flickr. Official description:
President Barack Obama and Jon Favreau, head speechwriter, edit a speech on health care in the Oval Office, Sept. 9, 2009, in preparation for the president’s address to a joint session of Congress. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Copy editing: it’s what separates us from the animals people. Don’t be scared of it.