Obama To Soon to Be Married Couples: Ask Guests to Donate to My Campaign Rather Than Buy You Gifts

Well, this is a new one for me.

President Barack Obama is asking the soon to be married to ask their guests to donate to the Obama 2012 campaign rather than give them a gift.

And why not? In his mind, a second term for him is a gift for all of America.

Bonus pomposity: he’s set up a wedding registry:

Rather than make my own comment, I give you the first comment on the page, which sums up my feelings precisely:

Sadly, yes.