Sunday Funnies: Scientology says, May the Fourth be with you - 2014-05-04
On Sundays, we share with you the latest fundraising mailers Scientology has sent out to its beleaguered members, who have been subjected to constant appeals and are generally exhausted.
How do you convince people to keep coming out for events where they'll be under intense pressure to turn over thousands of dollars they can't afford to give? In recent years, we've seen Scientology organizations get increasingly creative (and cheesy), hoping that a party with a pirate or superhero theme will somehow convince church members to come down for a another fleecing.
And now, the folks at the Mountain View org — who are trying to raise millions for a new "Silicon Valley Ideal Org" — have really outdone themselves. Last night, they held a very special party for fundraising, and we think you're going to enjoy the teaser video they put together to encourage attendance...