What do you get for the friend who watches back to back episodes of Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow and tops it off with a little Jon Stewart? Or your boyfriend, who has read the healthcare bill in full and insists on reciting it to you over drinks? No need to be as stumped as Sarah Palin in a Katie Couric interview– here, our top five gifts for the political junkies in your life.
We’ve always likened Michelle Obama to Superwoman, but now there’s an action figure to prove it. Choose from three different dresses–we’re partial to the purple shift with the studded belt, but choose your own favorite or buy the set of three. Michelle Obama action figure ($14.99).
If you don’t have a creepy crush on President Obama yet, you will after reading his first book, Dreams From My Father ($18.68). We promise it’s not all about hope and change, but rather the juicy details of Barack’s early life.
When I squirt water out of my nostrils at my desk, it’s usually from unexpected laughter when a friend passes along one of The Onion‘s hilarious political articles. Get an appreciative friend this cackle-worthy coffee table book ($15.12) full of the satirical paper’s best headlines.
Who could forget Will Ferrell’s rousing rendition of President George W. Bush on SNL? Well, now you don’t have to. Give a bud the gift of George, all the time, with a DVD copy ($13.99) of Ferrell’s acclaimed HBO Special.
It looks like the hockey mom will soon be a millionaire whether we buy Going Rogue or not. Purchase it for a friend and laugh at the former Governor’s cattiness over some eggnog.