Because you want your wedding guests to finance your beliefs . . .
Got a birthday, anniversary, or wedding coming up?
Let your friends know how important this election is to you—register with Obama 2012, and ask for a donation in lieu of a gift. It’s a great way to support the President on your big day. Plus, it’s a gift that we can all appreciate—and goes a lot further than a gravy bowl.
Don't get me wrong, I'm all for donations to charitable causes in lieu of a gift. But it is tacky to involve politics at this level. Unless you really are an insufferable wonk.