Click here to go to Opinions You Should Have at tomburka.com. TITLE: Bush Fund Raising Letter Asks For Cash, Offers Prizes AUTHOR: Tom DATE: 5/28/2003 10:11:00 AM ----- BODY: President Bush has kicked off his campaign for reelection with an appeal for cash in his first fundraising letter to a million prospective cash wranglers. In the letter, President Bush said that the election "could be close," so he needs piles and piles of money; excess cash, if any, will be raked into excess piles that donors can jump into, a popular mid-November GOP sport. The letter set out to "incentivise" fundraisers by, among other things, awarding them fancy titles: Anyone who raises $50,000 will be called a "Pathfinder;" anyone who raises $100,000 will be called a "Man of Yale;" anyone who raises $200,000 will be called an "Industry Lobbyist;" anyone who raises $500,000 will be called a "Monopolist;" and anyone who raises more than $500,000 will be called "Kenneth Lay." Additionally, select photo sets and valuable items will be given to the most successful fundraisers, among these being: --------