Raise funds from paranoids using this one weird trick: Someone from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee just sent me an email. It struck a jaunty note:
Hey friend — Our team is reviewing supporter records this weekend, and I noticed that you haven’t made an online donation yet. (I pasted your supporter record below):
Supporter record: 7331251
Name: , friend
2012 online support: pending
Suggested support: $5.00
Isn’t this supposed to be a little ominious and inimidating? … P.S.: They are campaigning to control the government, after all. If it were from a private corporation–Ford or Google or Kellogg’s–it wouldn’t be so creepy. … Well, Ford or Kellogg’s, anyway.