- Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn is touting her own pizza cutter that offers $20 a piece.
- Blackburn said sales of the pizza cutter would allow him to continue “reducing bureaucratic red tape in Washington.”
- Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy also sells beer koozies for $17 and hats for $35.
Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn is offering a “one of a kind” pizza cutter for the price of a $20 donation to her fundraising committee.
Wheel cutters featuring the star of the Tennessee flag carry the slogan ‘Cut the red tape’.
“I’m fighting to reduce bureaucracy in Washington, but it won’t be easy,” Blackburn said in a promotional video for Kitchenware on Monday. I’ll send you an American pizza cutter.”
Blackburn, who is running for re-election in 2024, is seen slicing a pepperoni pizza on the kitchen counter. “Together, we can completely cut bureaucracy in Washington,” she said.
— Marsha Blackburn (@VoteMarsha) April 24, 2023
By comparison, pizza cutters of similar functional design are sold at Walmart. $2.96 and $7.98. Stainless steel variants It’s $10.99.
Blackburn video posted on Facebook, twitter, and Youtube, It was immediately ridiculed by people on social media.
“That’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve seen this week,” said one person I have written.
Blackburn joins many other Republican politicians in pizza-cutter venture Hawking style household items for donation.
Vivek Ramaswamy, an entrepreneur running for the Republican presidential nomination, uses political slogans and $17 for a beer coozie.
Former President Donald Trump has offered his supporters merchandise, membership in an association he supposedly created, and the chance to have dinner with him.
Items include a white t-shirt with red lettering for a $47 donation and the title “Great MAGA King,” which looks like a medieval scroll GIF for a $25 donation. on his store page Mar-a-Lago Christmas Ornaments as low as $95.
On the other side of the aisle, in August, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton also promoted a $30 hat and T-shirt with the tagline, “But her email.”
President Joe Biden’s re-election campaign sells mugs with designs alluding to the “Dark Brandon” meme for $22 and t-shirts for $32.
Blackburn representatives did not immediately respond to an Insider’s request for comment, which was sent outside of normal business hours.