How come the most powerful man in the world has been reduced to raffling himself off to his supporters? He ran such a great web-based, populist campaign in ‘08. The small donations came rolling in solely on his message of hope and change. Now, four years later, we’re not seeing much of either and frankly it feels rather desperate that he should be blasting an email with the subject line “Hey” and an offer to have a slice of his birthday cake, possibly the last one of his presidency, for a lucky few, randomly drawn individuals who pony up $141.
Hey, Mr. President, you’ve got my vote and you’ve got some of my change, now I
hope you’ll take back your dignity and share your cake with the people who matter most: loved ones
and major donors.