The professional Democrats at Organizing for America, the political organization spun off from Barack Obama's 2008 campaign staff, aren't bullshitting anymore in their fundraising pleas. The subject line of their latest mass email? "I'm writing to ask you for money."
Here's what a mean fellow named "Yo" — actually, that's just what the cool kids call him — is sending around today:
I'm Yohannes — OFA's political director. Everyone calls me "Yo."
I'm writing to ask you for money. Here's why: There are dozens of close races I'm watching in about 40 states.
Yeah well good for you, Yo.