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WOW: Obama Campaign Hits a New Low, and No I am Not Making This Up!!!!

Obama has set up a new website today. It’s called the Obama Event Registry. It’s purpose is to encourage people to….get this…. take the money that would be used to buy someone a gift on a special occasion like their birthday, graduation or wedding and instead donate it to Obama’s re-election campaign. It even tells you how to write the note.

Got a birthday, anniversary, or wedding coming up?

Let your friends know how important this election is to you—register with Obama 2012, and ask for a donation in lieu of a gift. It’s a great way to support the President on your big day. Plus, it’s a gift that we can all appreciate—and goes a lot further than a gravy bowl.

Setting up and sharing your registry page is easy—so get started today.

http://www.barackobama.com/news/entry/the-obama-event-registry

Am I the only one who thinks it is incredibly tacky for the President of the United States to hustle children out of their birthday gifts for his political fundraising needs? Although Obama doesn’t want the gifts, he actually wants you to give him the cash that would be used to buy the gifts. What selfishness and arrogance.

And it gets even worse. Look at the blatant sales pitch they hit you with on the next page.

 

Register with Obama

 

Got a special milestone or event coming up?

Instead of another gift card you’ll forget to use, ask your friends and family for something that will go a little further:  a donation to Obama for America. Register your next celebration—whether it’s a birthday, bar or bat mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary—with the Obama campaign. It’s a great way to show your support for a cause that’s important to you on your big day.

http://www.barackobama.com/obama-event-registry?source=TheObamaEventRegistry-20120622-signup-HQB&icn=20120622-TheObamaEventRegistry-signup-HQB

I am sure that a new couple will be thrilled to know that instead of getting the microwave they needed, their friend decided to donate the money to Obama campaign. And I noticed Obama is also making a grab for bar mitzvah money. A bar mitzvah is given when a boy turns thirteen. Thirteen. I imagine that ”Tooth Fairies for Obama” is right around the corner.

These people are clueless and classless. November can’t get here quick enough for me.

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