Do you wish you had more partisan bickering in your family heading into the holidays? The Obama campaign is here to help.
In a fundraising note to supporters, deputy campaign manager Julianna
Smoot on Tuesday suggested making a donation “inspired by your favorite
conservative friend or relative,” especially if that person is fond of
spreading right-wing chatter about the president.
Donors can alert their conservative friends to the contributions, or
simply let them know “someone” has given money to Obama on their behalf.
“It will drive them nuts!” Smoot wrote.
Twisting the knife further, she suggested supporters should watch
their Republican friends go through the primary process and “kindly
remind them we have our candidate, and we’re proud of it.”
“If you like this idea, take it to the next level. Tell your
conservative friends you’re going to donate $3 to the President’s
campaign every time they say something outrageous. It’ll be fun,” Smoot
Merry Christmas, indeed! See the full e-mail after the jump:
Know someone on Facebook or Twitter who, day after day, populates
your feed with the latest right-wing talk-radio chatter? Or your cousin
who won’t stop forwarding those chain email hoaxes?
It can be
So what do you do about it? You can go round and round in circles
arguing with them — or you can have a little fun and make them pay.
Literally. (Continues here)