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Another person with access to the Internet is horrified at the prospect of Sarah Palin ever being close to being their president. But instead of getting mad, they’re pressing “Fwd”!
“We may have thought we wanted a woman on a national political ticket, but the joke has really been on us, hasn’t it?” reads an e-mail chain that’s been making the Internet rounds. The e-mail then suggests a joke of its own: Instead of donating to the Obama campaign, protesters should make a contribution to Planned Parenthood—-in Sarah Palin’s name. Interested parties are also directed to list the McCain campaign headquarters address with their donation so that “when you make a donation to PP in her name, they’ll send her a card telling her that the donation has been made in her honor.”
The ruse is directed at those Palin haters who feel they “can’t support the Obama campaign financially” but are still open to “fiendishly brilliant alternative” ways to spend their cash.
Full text after the jump.
We may have thought we wanted a woman on a national political ticket, but the joke has really been on us, hasn’t it? Are you as sick in your stomach as I am at the thought of Sarah Palin as Vice President of the United States?
Since Palin gave her speech accepting the Republican nomination for the Vice Presidency, Barack Obama’s campaign has raised over $10 million dollars. Some of you may already be supporting the Obama campaign financially; others of you may still be a little honked off over the primaries. None of you, however, can be happy with Palin’s selection, especially on her positions on women’s issues. So, if you feel you can’t support the Obama campaign financially, may I suggest the following fiendishly brilliant alternative?
Make a donation to Planned Parenthood. In Sarah Palin’s name. And here’s the good part: when you make a donation to PP in her name, they’ll send her a card telling her that the donation has been made in her honor. Here’s the link to the Planned Parenthood website:
You’ll need to fill in the address to let PP know where to send the “in Sarah Palin’s honor” card. I suggest you use the address for the McCain campaign headquarters, which is:
McCain for President 1235 S. Clark Street 1st Floor Arlington, VA 22202