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Published:February 23rd, 2012 12:26 EST
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T-Shirt Sales: Mitt Romney Finally Catches Up With Sarah Palin

By Robert Paul Reyes

"CafePress.com, which lets customers design and sell their own clothing items and other merchandise, finds that in December, Palin-inspired gear far outsold items featuring Romney, 80 percent to 20 percent. An average of 137,000 designs are uploaded to the website each week."

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TheHill.Com

Palin`s followers are fanatical, and they will buy any merchandise that depicts Palin in a positive light. The former beauty queen is a rock star, and her groupies love to display their adoration for their idol.

Palin has so many catchphrases that are tailor-made for T-shirts: Going Rogue, Mama Grizzly, You Betcha! What`s a Romney T-short going to say, It would be prudent to vote for Romney?

Mitt Romney on the other hand doesn`t have the charisma of a rock star, he has all the sex appeal of a constipated accountant. He has a tepid supporters, who are always on the lookout for a more exciting candidate to support. I`m surprised Romney moves any product; I have never seen anyone wearing a Romney T-shirt.

It was only this month that Romney has been able to surpass the former beauty queen, but I bet that nobody who bought a Romney shirt is actually wearing it.

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http://thehill.com/capital-living/in-the-know/211893-in-t-shirt-sales-mitt-romney-barely-ahead-of-sarah-palin-

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