Have yourself a Kerry little Christmas

Posted by DarthDilbert at 1/04/2007 04:14:00 PM

The senator from Massachusetts and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, sent out 75,000 Christmas cards with pictures of trees at each season. The Kerrys gushed over their "gratitude for the beauty of these trees and the life they represent." But it didn't end there. The card came in an odd-looking envelope, one of those with a return-mail flap and instructions to send it to...well, to a recycling company, so "it can be made into new carpet tile." Carpet tile? We want a "world without waste...where every product either returns safely to the soil or becomes a new product." So the card instructs: "1. Remove this panel and insert it along with the card into the envelope. 2. Expose adhesive strip and fold the flap over to seal the envelope. 3. Drop this mailer into any U.S. mailbox."

Who else would send a Christmas card with a to-do list?

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