Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is exploiting the tragic death of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old woman killed during the violence in Charlottesville, in a promotional letter for her book tour.
Onward Together, an organization established by Clinton earlier this year, released her advertising letter which was obtained by Mediaite.
“I have been thinking lately about bravery,” Clinton’s letter begins, “the bravery of citizens like Heather Heyer who lost her life fighting the organized forces of hate and divisiveness.”
Shortly after writing of Ms. Heyer, Clinton starts pushing her new book tour — she even includes a link for people to get tickets.
“This fall, I’ll be embarking on a book tour of my own,” the letter concludes. “Which means that I’ll be able to see many of you while I’m out on the road. Click here to get more information about where and how you can get tickets, and hopefully I’ll see you soon.”
So much for “when they go low, we go high.”
Unbeknownst to Clinton, Heyer was a Bernie Sanders supporter, and when she was given a choice to vote for Clinton in the general election — she chose not to vote. “She voted for Sanders in Virginia’s primary. When Bernie wasn’t the Democratic nominee, Heather didn’t even vote in the general election,” Heyer’s mother said.
Promoters for Clinton’s book tour told Chicago Inc. last month that ticket prices would start at $45 — but when tickets finally went on sale this week, the starting price had nearly doubled to $75, plus a $13.50 “fee."
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