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I am a Charter Member of the George W. Bush Presidential Center

I am so excited.

I got a letter in the mail today, a letter containing a very special card and a very special message just for me:

George W. Bush Presidential center 2011 Charter Member 1100182341

The next time some conservative comes up to me and tells me I’m not a Real American, I’ll just pull this card out of my wallet and — BLAMMO! — instant deflection!

6 thoughts on “I am a Charter Member of the George W. Bush Presidential Center”

  1. jesus says:

    so… lemme get this straight: you decided that this blog post would be SOOOO hilarious that it was actually worth donating $25 to that bullshit organization? good job, you dumb motherfucker, you.

    1. Jim says:

      Jesus, Jesus! You’re excitable.

      No is your answer. No. “Charter membership” is an ego-stroking, meaningless fundraising gimmick. That, in the context of who I am and what I write about, is the point of this derisive post.

  2. jesus says:

    so the whole “to become a charter member you must donate at least $25” and the phrases “receipt confirmation” and “tax-deductible” you cropped with the shiny new card are a gimmick? i dont wanna believe, but that and the post by jim and the card with james typed on it make me have doubts, broski.

    1. Jim says:

      Gimmick. I’ve never paid the GWB Presidential Library a dime.

      They want you to be all, “Wow, I am a big shot!” and just send in your “confirmation,” which of course includes a “modest fee,” tax deductible.

      It’s just like those letters you get in the mail declaring that you have been chosen to appear in the latest leatherbound edition of The Top Business Leaders Commemorative Annals, and you can receive your very own copy for only $69.95 plus shipping ($40) and extra for an embossed certificate…

      …same scam, different subject. I’m mocking it with sarcasm, not really participating in it, Jesus.

  3. jesus says:

    so they randomly selected various people to send unsolicited mail to and you just happened to be one of those people… whatever, not really worth my time arguing this. if you want to build yourself up like this be my guest, i’m just a little disappointed is all.

    1. Jim says:

      They don’t randomly send them out. I’ve put myself on GOP mailing lists at county fairs and the like in order to keep track of what they’re doing, and in order to drain the GOP’s resources a little bit.

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