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Coincidence? Obama Camp Peddles 2012 Hoodies


"Let everyone know who you are rooting for..."

A lot has been made about the hoodie lately. Not only has Geraldo partially blamed it for the death of Trayvon Martin, but it's also become a symbol of unity for standing with the slain teen and his family.

So when the Obama camp announced via Twitter yesterday that it was putting its 2012 hoodies on sale, it got some thinking: Is the President trying to capitalize off the death of Martin?

On Monday, the Obama2012 Twitter account sent out this message:

That links to the campaign's merchandise store and a special offer:

It should be noted that there's nothing suggesting the above hoodie is a new produce offering. In fact, the sale would suggest it has been around. But even if it's not a new product, it is still curious as to the timing of the sale. Coincidence?

You decide.

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