A GOP presidential campaign (the name is being withheld to
protect the guilty) sent out this desperate fundraising email appeal earlier today…
“Friend: This is the email I really hoped I wouldn't have to write.You see, I just received an update from my
campaign manager -- the news is not good.Let me be blunt: We are dangerously close to falling behind our November
fundraising target, and I have less than 15 hours to turn it around.”
Indeed, we are such good friends that the candidate calls me
“Friend” rather than my, you know, actual name.
Anyway, this is such a stale cookie-cutter ploy that it
could have come from almost any campaign for any office at any level in any
state at any time.
Indeed, compare it to this one
from the finance director of Democrat congressional candidate Erin Bilbray sent out way back on March
“I'll be brief.I just left a
meeting with Erin, and I let her know with just 14 hours to go before our first
fundraising deadline of the year we're $5,437.14 away from hitting our crucial
Now, maybe these kinds of desperate email appeals work.But personally, I think they’re an insult to
the intelligence of the candidate’s supporters.Then again, maybe that’s just me.
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"Governor Chris Christie said in an interview yesterday
that New Jersey would not accept Syrian refugees. Which is too bad, because
Syrian refugees would be the first people ever to arrive in New Jersey and say,
‘Hey, this is MUCH better!’” – Seth Meyers