Campaign suggests giving up wedding, anniversary gifts too

Getting married? Does Barack Obama ever have an idea for you!

How about telling your family, friends and guests that they should make a donation to Obama’s 2012 campaign instead of getting you a gift?

A birthday coming? Same suggestion.

Also for anniversaries.

At the campaign’s “Obama event registry” page, fundraisers say:

“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.

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