It’s sad when your t-shirt is funnier than you are.
Mike Huckabee‘s Iowa campaign manager Eric Woolson sent out an email blast hocking deeply discounted tees.
It comes as no surprise to most of you who know me: My office is a mess. The problem is, it’s my company office, not a campaign headquarters, and that big stack of “Huckabee for President” T-shirts is one reason why. So, to make sure we find good homes for all those shirts in short order – and my office space gets back to normal – we’re having a blowout sale this week only.
All “Huckabee for President” T-shirts in my office are now just $5 plus $1 for postage and handling. (You can’t even buy two gallons of gasoline for that price – and think how much longer this wonderful souvenir of Governor Huckabee’s campaign will last.)
Members of the media: I have a SPECIAL OFFER for you! All shirts are just $35.00, $7.50 postage and handling. Just kidding! You receive the SAME GREAT DISCOUNT as everybody else. I know you can’t wear one in public, no matter how good your heart is – and I know you all have very, very good hearts. But you will want one of these high-quality, comfortable white 100-percent cotton T’s with that familiar campaign logo you know and love as a cherished keepsake of your time covering the the campaign you loved best.
To be fair, Huckabee’s entire campaign was a discount bargain. He raised the same amount of money as Joe Biden and stayed in longer than Mitt Romney.
This was, after all, a guy that while governor lived in a mobile home. Using the quip “It’s not a trailer. It’s a triple wide.”