Political Spam Today: Donate! Donate! Donate!

Today the presidential campaigns doubled down on spam, begging their supporters to donate as much as they could in advance of an FEC deadline at the end of September. *Nine* spams, all from one of the presidential campaigns or a Democratic Party campaign committee. (While the Romney campaign is hitting plenty of spamtraps, the Republican party counterparts to the Democratic Senatorial and Congressional Campaign Committees are either not sending as much spam or have managed to avoid my spamtraps.) Notable highlights include a double-header in the DSCC’s Spamming Senator of the Day Contest (Harry Reid and John Kerry) and thanks from First Lady Michelle Obama for a contribution — to a spamtrap that hasn’t been live for years and can’t have contributed any money to any candidate.

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