Obama Campaign Emails: 'SO COOL'
11:42 AM, Jul 17, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
An email with the subject line "SO COOL" was sent this morning to Obama's supporters by the president's reelection team. The email, from Obama for America national finance director Rufus Gifford, encourages supporters to send in cash for a chance to celebrate Obama's birthday--with the president himself at his Chicago home.
"Have you ever gotten to do something so cool you're almost jealous of yourself?," Gifford writes. "Pretty sure this would count: On August 12th, just three weeks before the Democratic National Convention and 12 weeks before Election Day, President Obama will have a few friends over to mark his 51st birthday -- in the backyard of his Chicago home. And you're invited."
The campaign says that for at least a $3 donation one will "automatically [be] entered for a chance to be there -- flight and hotel paid for."