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Now Obama Wants Your Beer Money!

Posted by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:26 PM
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Obama Wants Your Beer Money!

by KEITH KOFFLER on AUGUST 2, 2012, 11:28 AM

President Obama and his campaign made a desperate last minute push to close the July books on the highest note possible, resorting to a seemingly endless series of gimmicks and pleadings to prod supporters to contribute.

The Obama campaign long ago abandoned hope that it could raise $1 billion, and probably won’t make it’s downgraded goal of $750 billion either. It was outraised by the Romney campaign for the previous two months, and may well get trounced again in July.

Obama staged a desperate race around the country during July to raise money, with the final days of the month including a last minute dash out to the ritzy Virginia suburbs and then a special trip on Air Force One to collect $40,000 a head from the One Percent at a swank New York City fundraiser.

But Obama’s personal touch was accompanied by a series of sometime bizarre tactics to get backers to part with their cash before midnight July 31.

Among the oddest was a demand for booze money dispatched via Twitter.

Other Tweets offered a free car magnet and that staple of money raising chotchkies, the T-shirt: Pick your favorite state! Pick your favorite color!

Nothing degrading here . . .

The effort also included an email box-clogging stream of messages from the campaign, some shrieking that Romney is outraising Obama and that he and his wealthy donors threaten to steal the election.

One message came from none other than the president of the United States, who wanted $3.

by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:26 PM
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Lunarprancer
by Bronze Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:28 PM
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Not getting mine, that's for sure.

drinking beer

_Kissy_
by on Aug. 2, 2012 at 12:28 PM
Don't mess with the drunks, thats blasphemy.
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ExecutiveChick
by Silver Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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First your wedding, anniversary and birthday gifts, now he BEGS for your entertainment money. I have to say this, he does provide entertainment.

nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 3:49 PM

I will gladly give him mine.I hate beer.

Jambo4
by Gold Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 5:21 PM


Quoting _Kissy_:

Don't mess with the drunks, thats blasphemy.

sidesplittinglaughter ah kissy.. you aren't so bad.

Jambo4
by Gold Member on Aug. 2, 2012 at 5:22 PM
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Quoting ExecutiveChick:

First your wedding, anniversary and birthday gifts, now he BEGS for your entertainment money. I have to say this, he does provide entertainment.

I'd have to agree.

Man.. he needs to FIRE his solicitation general

(sorry was drawing a blank on what that position's title would be)

Ednarooni160
by Eds on Aug. 2, 2012 at 5:48 PM


Quoting Lunarprancer:

Not getting mine, that's for sure.

drinking beer

LOL

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