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Old 12-08-2012, 11:21 AM
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Who's received a card from the Obamas?

I have! And I'm surprised how important I feel.

The card is very nice. It has a photo of Bo in the snow outside the White House. Photoshopped? Link to picture of card.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:37 AM
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Article says it's a painting of this photo from 2010.

ETA: The President has a neat signature. Think he practices that?

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Old 12-08-2012, 11:39 AM
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I have! And I'm surprised how important I feel.

The card is very nice. It has a photo of Bo in the snow outside the White House. Photoshopped? Link to picture of card.
I did, too. The back of the card says "photo illustration" or "illustration" or something like that. I also got a set of Bo notecards and envelopes in the mail today.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:47 AM
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My husband got one yesterday. It's a quite charming snow scene, so I set it on the mantle with the other cards.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:48 AM
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Well, I got an autographed photo of Obama in the mail during the campaign.

And just yesterday I was clearing out a pile of old junk mail (mostly political ad stuff) and found a letter from Mitt Romney in which he described me as one of America's most renowned Republicans.

Someone is very very confused.

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Old 12-08-2012, 11:54 AM
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My husband received a card yesterday. Last year, my mother-in-law didn't get a card and said that someone must have stolen hers.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:00 PM
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I didn't get nuffin.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:30 PM
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The best thing about the card is that it looks like the President signed Bo's name.
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:18 PM
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Yep, last week.
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:37 PM
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I got one last year. If I don't this year, he's off my list.
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Old 12-08-2012, 06:14 PM
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I got one last year, but not this year. They must not like me any more.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:50 PM
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How do you get one? If you donated a bunch to the campaign or something?
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:02 PM
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I got one last year. If I don't this year, he's off my list.
Ok, he's lucky. It arrived.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:04 PM
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How do you get one? If you donated a bunch to the campaign or something?
Doesn't have to be a bunch.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:34 PM
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How do you get one? If you donated a bunch to the campaign or something?
I gave like $300 all together, I think.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:25 PM
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Well, then where's MY card?
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:08 PM
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stealth brag?
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:47 PM
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I got one and guessed it was because I made a single $250 donation, or perhaps that plus the $740 I gave during the 08 campaign. Other recipients, why do you think you got one?

I have to admit feeling pretty excited over it, considering what it actually is. How foolish should I feel? In any case I think I will continue to enjoy the feeling.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:07 PM
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I got one and guessed it was because I made a single $250 donation, or perhaps that plus the $740 I gave during the 08 campaign. Other recipients, why do you think you got one?

I have to admit feeling pretty excited over it, considering what it actually is. How foolish should I feel? In any case I think I will continue to enjoy the feeling.
I feel like I'm constantly getting something from Obama. It's probably not true, but it feels like it. Last election around, I got some sort of congratulatory letter on official looking stationary or something like that. This time, I got that Christmas card, and then a couple days later (today) a set of four notecards. Never got the autographed photo, though.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:36 PM
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I didn't get one. But then, I'm in Canada, and thus not one of Mr. Obama's constituents.

But it's a beautiful card. Think he'd send me one if I e-mailed the White House and asked?
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:50 PM
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Three years ago we gave to the MLK Jr Memorial fund and the Obama cards and letters have followed us through 2 new addresses so far. They're fun to put on the fridge around the poster of the completed memorial.

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