The GOP Toolbar…the Latest Thing in Their Arsenal…

While Obama was messing with a text message which didn’t quite work out as planned, the GOP has come up with something else…

I received this email twice from “my friend,”  a Colin Ross…

Your friend Colin Ross has invited you to check out the The GOP Toolbar! It’s a great way to get involved and contribute to an excellent cause at no cost to you.

Please click here for more information.


If you click, you’ll see something that’s pretty awesome…a totally integrated system in toolbar format…here is what they say about it (sorry for the formatting; I did my best to get the important stuff):


The GOP Toolbar allows you to stay connected to the GOP and raise valuable contributions, without spending a dime! As you use the toolbar, you will raise funds that go directly to the GOP. You will be able to track your donations in real time, and watch as your donations grow! From the toolbar you will receive updated messages directly from the GOP, keeping you up to date with breaking GOP news.

Search To Support
Raise money every time you search through the Yahoo! powered search box.
Favorite Links
One click access to hand selected web destinations for quick and easy access.
Track Your Contributions
Real-time access to your contributions! Log into the portal any time and see exactly how much you have raised.
Guaranteed Safe
No spyware, no virus, no ad banners and no charge.
System Requirements:

  • Windows Vista/XP/2000, Mac OS X 10.2+ or Linux
  • Firefox 1.5+
  • Internet Explorer (5.5+)

Install Guides:

Questions or Comments?
Provide your feedback here.

I’ve never seen anything like this before…have you? Underneath this box, they tout the ability to get the latest news…but it’s clearly a fundraising tool made easy….