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I'm sorry but this is just plain tacky

by Steven Haninger / March 21, 2012 8:54 PM PDT
Obama nail polish as campaign fundraiser

An online campaign merchandise store as a fundraiser for the land's highest office? Don't we already complain about politicians being bought? I don't know how prevalent this is across both aisles but I don't think this is what our founders had in mind. Besides, I don't like any of the colors offered. Happy
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ALL nail polish is tacky......................UNTIL it dries
by JP Bill / March 21, 2012 9:16 PM PDT

Designed by Richard Blanch of Le Metier de Beaute.
Set of 3 nail lacquers in a collectable make-up bag, 4.0ml each.
Red-y To Win Red - A delightfully deep red, a bold pop of color that makes a statement.
Victory White - A soft, clean white perfectly polished for every day wear.
Bo Blue - A shimmering sapphire blue, a fun take on the classic navy.
Made in the USA.

Red, White and Blue...you gotta' love it Happy

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BTW, other candidates also have stores
by Steven Haninger / March 21, 2012 10:20 PM PDT

for t-shirts, buttons, etc. Our president, by far, offers the most comprehensive line of merchandise. There are items for the whole family including your pet. Some of it is being offered at discount prices so hurry in. Happy

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So the problem is.....
by Josh K / March 21, 2012 10:31 PM PDT

.....that Obama's store has a wider selection than the others? Does the Newt Gingrich store sell "Newt's Guide to No-Tell Motels in the DC Area?"

Wink

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And I'm wondering if
by Steven Haninger / March 22, 2012 2:42 AM PDT
In reply to: So the problem is.....
this

was intended to lead a dog or to lead the country. Devil
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LOL
by Josh K / March 22, 2012 2:59 AM PDT
In reply to: And I'm wondering if

Yeah, that's a pretty poorly thought out choice for a campaign trinket.

Obviously fake birth certificates would have been a good bit of devlishness though. Devil

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You need to have some fun
by Steven Haninger / March 22, 2012 3:26 AM PDT
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There's also the Biden can holder... you know those foam types that folks use to hide their beer. The description says it's for your "soda". Yeah, Right! What could those ad guys have been thinking? Happy

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Just like.....
by Josh K / March 22, 2012 3:50 AM PDT

......EZ Wider rolling paper says it's "for finer tobaccos." Cool

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Perhaps a better
by TONI H / March 22, 2012 9:04 PM PDT
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campaign fund raiser would be to auction off his original birth certificate or college transcripts?

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Would bidders accept that the Auctioneer has
by JP Bill / March 22, 2012 9:17 PM PDT
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authenticated the Birth Certificate....or would James have to give the OK?

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No, anybody
by TONI H / March 22, 2012 9:57 PM PDT

but somebody BO's camp could do the authenication.

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And once anyone authenticates it
by JP Bill / March 22, 2012 10:18 PM PDT
In reply to: No, anybody

they become an Obama follower

and on and on it goes.

IF James would put his Seal Of Approval on it, the most discerning buyer would be satisfied.

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I think the birth certificate idea would
by Steven Haninger / March 22, 2012 10:20 PM PDT

actually work better if it contained a watermark with the Adobe logo. Happy

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That would be funny
by Josh K / March 22, 2012 10:27 PM PDT

Or "Honolulu, HI" in an obviously different font.

Mel Brooks was interviewed on 60 Minutes some years ago, and was asked whether he thought "The Producers" was in bad taste. His response (paraphrasing): "I'm a comedian. The worst thing I can do to someone like Hitler is ridicule him."

Perhaps the same principle could be applied to birthers.

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I remember in South during 60's
by James Denison / March 22, 2012 5:18 PM PDT

when George C. Wallace was running for president, sometimes you'd get a dollar bill back in change and it had his picture on it in the president's spot. It wasn't an effective advertisement method because people began collecting them instead, lol.

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