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: