Nick Gillespie on 5 Great Gifts to Send Obama in Lieu of Cash Contributions


In what is arguably a modern low point in political discourse, President Obama's re-election campaign is exhorting supporters to sacrifice birthday, wedding, graduation, and other personal gifts to the greater cause of…President Obama's re-election. No kidding.

But cash is so impersonal—and Obama has got oodles and oodles of it already: some $260,926,200 of it, in fact, according to The New York Times. So instead of just sending him another dollar he'll forget to use, writes Nick Gillespie, why not send him something that you've already received as a wedding or bat mitzvah or graduation or gag gift? Or something you've always wanted to send someone but never followed through on?

Here are five great ideas of gifts to send Barack Obama in lieu of cash.