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Fundraiser Rufus Gifford Says Goodbye To Millions Of Obama Supporters

Spam king, or pen pal? A lot of people were kind of sad to see him go.

1. This Is Rufus Gifford, President Obama’s Top Fundraiser

He sends a lot of email to the 10-million-plus people on Obama’s email list, asking for money.

2. Here’s The One He Sent Tonight


Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/2shmGWeK— Barack Obama

4. Some People Were Glad To See Him Go


@HaroldSquare I Will Not Miss Rufus.— Scott


RUFUS GIFFORD FOR OBAMA: “This is the last time you’ll see me in your inbox.” ME: Don’t let the doorknob hitcha where da good Lord splitcha.— Fiqah

Damn all I can afford to donate is 5$ to barack tell Rufus to leave me alone!

— xDeeter (@Tyrannosaurus Dee)

Damn all I can afford to donate is 5$ to barack tell Rufus to leave me alone!— Tyrannosaurus Dee

After the election I will write 25 emails to Rufus Gifford and Jim Messina EVERY DAY FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR. #Obama2012

— danielhsia (@Daniel Hsia)

After the election I will write 25 emails to Rufus Gifford and Jim Messina EVERY DAY FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR. #Obama2012— Daniel Hsia

thankful that I've received my last email from Rufus! #thelittlethings #election2012 #vote #toogoodtobetrue

— krmiller31 (@Kunal Rambhia)

thankful that I’ve received my last email from Rufus! #thelittlethings #election2012 #vote #toogoodtobetrue— Kunal Rambhia

Rufus, your such a drama queen. #Vote2012 #4MoreYears #NoMoreCampaignEmails http://t.co/oSs95zau

— BecauseYourMine (@Joann Medrano)

Rufus, your such a drama queen. #Vote2012 #4MoreYears #NoMoreCampaignEmails http://t.co/oSs95zau— Joann Medrano

#Hallelujah!! RT @maggiepolitico Rufus Gifford is saying goodby to people's inboxes. A day I never thought would come.

— jakelipsett (@Jake Lipsett)

#Hallelujah!! RT @maggiepolitico Rufus Gifford is saying goodby to people’s inboxes. A day I never thought would come.— Jake Lipsett

YAAAAAASSSSSS (but I did make my donation) RT @BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/ES778CbY

— AlwaysBeWrite (@Miss Ray)

YAAAAAASSSSSS (but I did make my donation) RT @BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/ES778CbY— Miss Ray

12. A Few Were Confused

BARACK, you cant do that! I got all sad cause I thought some dog died… “@BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/n3DPUOeJ”

— docmisterio (@Zach Becker)

BARACK, you cant do that! I got all sad cause I thought some dog died… “@BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/n3DPUOeJ”— Zach Becker

RT @bruce_arthur: Seriously thought this was a dog who just died and was like, whoa, ruthless campaigning. RT @BarackObama Goodbye, Rufus http://t.co/zD3PHbqR

— dannymota (@Danny Mota)

RT @bruce_arthur: Seriously thought this was a dog who just died and was like, whoa, ruthless campaigning. RT @BarackObama Goodbye, Rufus http://t.co/zD3PHbqR— Danny Mota

I wonder if Rufus Gifford is really going to stop emailing me all the time.

— QElise (@Q. Elise)

I wonder if Rufus Gifford is really going to stop emailing me all the time.— Q. Elise

15. But A Lot More Were Actually Pretty Sad About It

rufus... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!

— dansinker (@dansinker)

rufus… NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!— dansinker

No, Rufus, don't go.

— yayponies (@jessica)

No, Rufus, don’t go.— jessica

Don't go, Rufus Gifford!

— OHLMK (@Lauren M. Kinsey)

Don’t go, Rufus Gifford!— Lauren M. Kinsey

@BarackObama Last message from Rufus totally got me. Donated for the third day in a row. Love you guys. Be well. #Obama2012

— KHansen1724 (@Kristin Hansen)

@BarackObama Last message from Rufus totally got me. Donated for the third day in a row. Love you guys. Be well. #Obama2012— Kristin Hansen

Oh no! Rufus Gifford said he's not going to e-mail me anymore. Are we breaking up?!?! #obama2012

— emilyhughston (@Emily H. Hoffman)

Oh no! Rufus Gifford said he’s not going to e-mail me anymore. Are we breaking up?!?! #obama2012— Emily H. Hoffman

Rufus Gifford just broke up with me via EMAIL and was so smooth about it I sent him money.

— lafix (@lafix)

Rufus Gifford just broke up with me via EMAIL and was so smooth about it I sent him money.— lafix

Rufus, I love you so much that I gave you some money.

— ChloDubs (@Chloé)

Rufus, I love you so much that I gave you some money.— Chloé

Aww...bye-bye, Rufus. No more money for you, though. http://t.co/q0pO416w

— MrMcMillin (@MrMcMillin)

Aww…bye-bye, Rufus. No more money for you, though. http://t.co/q0pO416w— MrMcMillin

Oh Rufus, just take it. Take it all.

— DaveStroup (@Dave Stroup)

Oh Rufus, just take it. Take it all.— Dave Stroup

It was a good run @RufusGifford. Even a great run. RT @BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/VBwMfyWW

— tokissthecook (@Jessi Langsen)

It was a good run @RufusGifford. Even a great run. RT @BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/VBwMfyWW— Jessi Langsen

@BarackObama Oh noes! I always thought Rufus was my personal pen pal--but it looks like he wrote to a few other folks, too. Gonna miss him.

— kulturhack (@kulturhack)

@BarackObama Oh noes! I always thought Rufus was my personal pen pal—but it looks like he wrote to a few other folks, too. Gonna miss him.— kulturhack

Feeling strangely sentimental about receiving my "last email ever" from Rufus Gifford. The end is near, Tuesday is upon us EEK!

— janehall8 (@J★NE H★LL)

Feeling strangely sentimental about receiving my “last email ever” from Rufus Gifford. The end is near, Tuesday is upon us EEK!— J★NE H★LL

Rufus gets to me. every. time. sniff sniff. gonna miss him!

— janicedillard (@Janice Dillard)

Rufus gets to me. every. time. sniff sniff. gonna miss him!— Janice Dillard

Please don't leave me Rufus. What am I going to do with you in my...inbox.

— mattmfm (@Matt McDermott)

Please don’t leave me Rufus. What am I going to do with you in my…inbox.— Matt McDermott

Rufus, thank you for everything! I'm going to miss your passionate emails in my inbox@ “@BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/PRl0yjUa”

— phorevergraph (@Vanessa)

Rufus, thank you for everything! I’m going to miss your passionate emails in my inbox@ “@BarackObama: Goodbye, Rufus: http://t.co/PRl0yjUa”— Vanessa

I don’t like a sad @rufusgifford email. :-( RT @dansinker: rufus… NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!

— deepa_k (@Deepa)

I don’t like a sad @rufusgifford email. :-( RT @dansinker: rufus… NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!— Deepa

reading those Obama campaign emails on the Metro is making me emotional. Rufus Gifford, I'm gonna miss you

— disorganization (@Ralph S. Mouse)

reading those Obama campaign emails on the Metro is making me emotional. Rufus Gifford, I’m gonna miss you— Ralph S. Mouse

aw Rufus Gifford, it's been fun having you email me 8 times a day for Obama Campaign contributions...I'll miss you in my inbox, boo.

— reyesfeministas (@Melissa)

aw Rufus Gifford, it’s been fun having you email me 8 times a day for Obama Campaign contributions…I’ll miss you in my inbox, boo.— Melissa

Rufus Gifford, fragged by his own troops in Vietnam

— RayGustini (@Ray Gustini)

Rufus Gifford, fragged by his own troops in Vietnam— Ray Gustini

NOW YOU'RE GONNA MAKE ME CRY. RT @rufusgifford: @dansinker There is no one I will miss emailing more!

— dansinker (@dansinker)

NOW YOU’RE GONNA MAKE ME CRY. RT @rufusgifford: @dansinker There is no one I will miss emailing more!— dansinker

@BarackObama Last message from Rufus totally got me. Donated for the third day in a row. Love you guys. Be well. #Obama2012

— KHansen1724 (@Kristin Hansen)

@BarackObama Last message from Rufus totally got me. Donated for the third day in a row. Love you guys. Be well. #Obama2012— Kristin Hansen

That email from Rufus Gifford saying goodbye actually made me sad. #stockholmsyndrome

— mekkalekkah (@The Divine Miss M)

That email from Rufus Gifford saying goodbye actually made me sad. #stockholmsyndrome— The Divine Miss M

Just got my own "Goodbye, Rufus" email.... Is it strange that I'm choked up? 4 days to victory.... We'll do this.

— rufusgifford (@Rufus Gifford)

Just got my own “Goodbye, Rufus” email…. Is it strange that I’m choked up? 4 days to victory…. We’ll do this.— Rufus Gifford

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