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    At last minute Obama dropped price from $5 to $3

    At last minute Obama dropped price from $5 to $3

    Wow, something really, truly desperate was going on at Team Obama. I’ve pointed out the cheesy $5 dinner raffle and closing days begging for $5 donations

    but last night as the June 30 reporting period came to a close, Obama dropped his price from $5 to $3.

    Just $3, and for that you get to enter the $5 raffle?  That’s how desperate Team Obama is to run up the numbers of “small” donors.  I wonder how the people who paid $5 feel.

    Here is the text of the e-mail forwarded to me by the same reader who forwarded the $5 solicitation two days ago, sent by Team Obama at 10 p.m. (Eastern) last night:

    I wanted to say thank you before the midnight deadline passes. And I’m looking forward to thanking four of you in person over dinner sometime soon.

    If you haven’t thrown your name in the hat yet, make a donation of $3 or more before midnight tonight — you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to be one of our guests.

    More soon,


    Here’s an image of the full e-mail, click to enlarge:


    Donations tax deductible
    to the full extent allowed by law.


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