E-mailing For Dollars

Just today, I sat down to my computer to check my email, and what to my wondering eyes should appear, but political begging (it's that time of year). This time, the money-request was from Robert Gibbs, President Obama's ex-press secretary. You can read it online here. Well. Clearly, such a well-considered request deserves an equally thoughtful reply. So I sat down to think of how best to put...