Supporters of Ready for Hillary, the super PAC pushing Hillary Clinton to run for president of the United States, received an email last night with this subject: "FLASH SALE: Huge savings on the entire store!"
The email contained these advertisements, for 40 percent off of merchandise in the Ready for Hillary store:
The store sells Hillary Clinton posters, old fashioned glasses emblazoned with a big H for Hillary Clinton, champagne glasses cat collars, dog hoodies, human hoodies, plenty of fleeces, and a whole lot more.
The website features a "Take Action" button to get people involved in the greater Ready for Hillary effort. And getting you and your associates involved appears key. "The most powerful voice in this fight will be yours. Start with our Social Organizing Tool to connect with your friends, make calls, and track your progress as you do your part. Show Hillary how ready you are — get involved today," reads a message on the website.
It's unclear why the group is holding "Flash Sale" now. Perhaps it's trying to eliminate some of its inventory. Or perhaps it understands that Hillary Clinton will be running for president -- and that the reason for the group's existence, to encourage Clinton to run, is coming to an end.
Daniel Halper is author of Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.