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Jan Brewer's Virtual Birthday Cakes for President Obama: We Have a Feeling He's Not Gonna Like 'Em

Jan Brewer got a chuckle out of us this afternoon, and it wasn't caused by her cigarettey-voice, her new BFF status with Greta Van Susteren, or even the sadly hilarious fact that she's somehow the governor of an entire state. It was her birthday wishes for President Obama in the form of virtual cakes that left us LOL-ing.

As you may know, today is the hope-and-changester's 49th birthday, and to celebrate, Brewer's set up a Web site where people can design a cake for Obama, complete with a politically charged message.

Check one out after the jump.


Those who want to wish the president a happy birthday -- and ruin his special day with politics -- can choose from four messages chosen by Brewer's campaign.

They all begin, "Happy Birthday, Mr. President!" And end with one of the following messages:

  • "Do Your Job, Secure the Border."
  • "Visit Arizona, See for Yourself."
  • "We Can't Afford Your Health Care Policy."
  • "We Can't Afford More Bailouts."
As of about 3:30 p.m. today, about 34,000 "cakes" had been "sent" to Obama.

If you feel like passing along a birthday wish to Obama, you can do so by clicking here.

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James King
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