Statehouse Snippets: Last Minute Gifts
Excerpted from this post at Statehouse Snippets
Christmas list still long with just a week to go? Lucky for you the Statehouse gift catalog still has plenty of the season's hottest gifts. Here's a sampling: ... Vilsack autographed photo – signed and numbered full-color portrait of our next president…$12.95. Photo of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama shaking hands in Iowa with blurry Vilsack kind of half in the background…Sorry, Sold Out ... V-Pod – MP3 player loaded with the governor's favorite songs from hot artists such as ZZ Top, REO Speedwagon, Kansas, Journey and other mega bands. Also includes Vilsack's spoken word version of "Sharp Dressed Man" Come running just as fast as you can, they won't last…$99.99 ... Dressy Chester Doll – Delightful action doll comes with blue wool suit, casual ensemble and football uniform. Pull the string on his back and hear "I'm a fifth generation Iowan," "I'll take a backseat to no one," or "Silicon Valley of the Midwest." (Flex-fuel Culvermobile sold separately)…$12.95 ... Political columnist kit – Includes a dozen cheap gimmicks, a bottle of Old Cynic and a vat of ibuprofen….Dime-a-dozen.