GOP Hammers Obama With ... Birthday Cards

President gets mock wishes from Putin, Clooney, among others
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Aug 3, 2012 7:08 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Tomorrow is President Obama's 51st birthday, and Republicans have designed e-cards in his honor—though they don't exactly wish him the most joyous of days. Instead, the RNC is once again offering a raft of politically-themed birthday wishes ("send your free Barack Birthday Card to friends & family!" it urges) highlighting everything it can't stand or loves to mock about the president, ABC News reports.

One card, for instance, features a cake with a note: "You Didn't Bake That." Another says, "I Couldn't Afford To Get You A Gift, So Here Is The Shirt Off My Back—Unemployed." A card bearing a photo of Anna Wintour reads, "The 1% Of Americans Who Read My Magazine Wish You a Happy Birthday." Joe Biden, Harry Reid, and George Clooney are also featured in the campaign; view all the e-cards here. (Read more Republican National Committee stories.)

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