June 22, 2012, Obama’s official website is asking for “donations in lieu of a gift.”

“Register with Obama 2012

Got a special milestone or event coming up?

Instead of another gift card you’ll forget to use, ask your friends and family for something that will go a little further: a donation to Obama for America. Register your next celebration—whether it’s a birthday, bar or bat mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary—with the Obama campaign. It’s a great way to show your support for a cause that’s important to you on your big day.

Just log in or sign up to build and customize your page—and congratulations!”

The Obama campaign is likely not strapped for cash, as Goldman Sachs spent the most money helping Barack Obama get elected in 2008. Why does it need more of your money? Answer in the comments below.

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