Getting married? Does Barack Obama ever have an idea for you!

How about telling your family, friends and guests that they should make a donation to Obama’s 2012 campaign instead of getting you a gift?

A birthday coming? Same suggestion.

Also for anniversaries.

At the campaign’s “Obama event registry” page, fundraisers say:

“Got a birthday, anniversary, or wedding coming up?

“Let your friends know how important this election is to you – register with Obama 2012, and ask for a donation in lieu of a gift. It’s a great way to support the President on your big day. Plus, it’s a gift that we can all appreciate – and goes a lot further than a gravy bowl.

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