In a dramatic shift from then-Sen. Barack Obama’s 2008 election effort to this election cycle, anti-Obama CafePress merchandise sales are outpacing pro-Obama sales.
During the first six months of 2008, 86 percent of Obama-related
sales at CafePress were pro-Obama — just 14 percent were anti-Obama.
Over the first six months of 2012, 45 percent of Obama merchandise
sales have been pro-Obama, 55 percent have been anti-Obama, according to
By comparison, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney‘s merchandise ratio has fared better.
Over the same 2012 time frame, 95 percent of Romney gear purchases have been pro-Romney — just 5 percent have been anti-Romney. (Continues here)