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This is not going to be much of a diary, because it is such a simple message.
I give a lot of money ($500 to $1000 per year) to dem candidates and causes. I figure it is the least I can do to help guide how my tax dollars are spent. (it does not work very well).
So, I get a lot of emails from dem and progressive organizations. They are anxious and depressing. It does not seem like the way to win a campaign.
"OH NO , Not again!'
"We are getting pummeled!"
MAD AS HELL
LAST MINUTE WARNING
THIS IS URGENT!
Sanford's Whining About Us!
It's Getting Ugly!
Here are the kinds of message I would want to open and support:
WE CAN KEEP WINNING
Lets Kick some A$$
Send Bad News to the the GOP!
Your gifts are HUGE! THANKS!
Our VERY BEST candidates need money!
I had to make those up, but I hope you get the idea. If a fund raising email shows me a desparate message that says we are losing, I won't even read it. I get enough of that in online comments.
I WANT TO WIN AND I WANT TO SUPPORT CANDIDATES WHO BELIEVE THEY CAN WIN. (damn caps lock!)