Okay I took the quiz and went to his site. I was asked for my email address so I could get updates. Not TWO minutes after I sign up I am getting an email “From Barak himself” Yea, right! He was telling me how if I just gave $5 to his campaign it would help to “Make a Change” or whatever his slogan is. Over the course of the next 4 days I got no less than a dozen emails asking me for “Just $5″ I even got an email from his wife, telling me the greatness of a measly five bucks.
Now I know in all fairness if I had decided to get email updates from the McCain campaign I would probably be getting asked for contributions as well. Who knows they could be asking me for seven bucks, making Barack’s five bucks seem like not such a bad deal. But c’mon! It was in EVERY email from them.
But it does get better, we get phone calls from random cell phones from the Barack Campaign. Most of these calls are directed at my husband. I totally understand why they are calling. He is a white, 32 year old man, working and living in the state of Ohio. Since Ohio is undecided they need him. What I don’t understand is why they insist on calling him at 3 o’clock in the afternoon. I mean seriously, do they expect him to be home in essentially the middle of the work day? And when they call, they are surprised to hear that he isn’t home. After I tell them he isn’t there they ask who I am and if I am registered to vote.
I spoke to this “representative” from Barack’s campaign, when they asked if I had any questions for Obama I addressed my $5 complaint. I could tell that, at least with the first person I spoke to, that she didn’t even know they were sending out these emails. (So I am guessing that she is not on the email update list) No one from his campaign that called me could address my concerns about this $5 issue. I mean seriously, if we all gave $5 to cancer research I bet we would be closer to a cure. Want to end world hunger….how about we all give $5!
I don’t really mind the guy ( and by the guy you know I am talking about Barack) And I am still undecided as to who I am going to vote for in November. But if Barack wanted to up his chances in my book could he show up at a debate looking like this
Because I know that I am not the only one that has thought that Barack Obama sounds like Jedi Knight name. Photo Credit to Sebastian Niedlich.
P.S. This is the first day of school for the girls and somehow my rant helped me to not be all weepy this morning. But I will be posting first day pics later today or tomorrow. Probably tomorrow as Hubby has oral surgery again this morning. Then after school Giggles has a volleyball game and we get to finish getting all the supplies that teacher’s don’t put on their lists before school starts. Joy!