July 11, 2015 at 09:35PM on Facebook
“Republicans have been using this tactic for years. Sarah Palin had her super PAC buy $64,000 worth of her books in 2010. Mitt Romney landed on the bestseller list by declining speaking fees and forcing universities to buy tens of thousands of copies of his book. Ben Carson’s ‘bestseller’ was fueled by a pro-Carson super PAC buying up $150,000 of his books.
“Bestseller list rigging appears to be a uniquely Republican phenomenon. President Obama became a legitimate best-selling author, the same goes for former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. Current Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s book sales have never been questioned.”
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