While many businesses have suffered as the US economy continues to stagger, there has been one big growth industry: Barack Obama merchandise.
The LA Times says the election has turned the incoming president into a one-man stimulus machine, with some $200 million in Barack Obama goods sold in the past two months alone.
For a guy accused during the campaign of being a socialist, he’s inspired plenty of capitalists.
Even the inauguration itself has turned into a huge marketing event. Check out what’s for sale tied to the big day:
Date created : 2009-01-16