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Obama Asks for Calls, then Money

1:42 PM, Dec 10, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Barack Obama's reelection campaign sent an email today asking supporters to call Congress to help gather support for the president's "fiscal cliff" proposal. Then, the campaign asks supporters to donate--even though the election ended over a month ago.

"We know we can affect change in Washington when we raise our voices together. So pick up the phone and make a few calls. Republicans in the House need to hear from their constituents. You can help," writes former deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter in the email. The email includes a link so that supporters can phone bank on their own from home or where ever.

Following the link, then making some calls, will lead to a screen that asks for user feedback. It looks like a survey of supporters:

And then ... the Obama campaign asks for money:

The endless campaign continues.

Via Jeryl Bier, who writes, "If only the president were as concerned about the country's finances as he is about his campaign's." 

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