A few months ago, when Ohio gubernatorial candidate John Kasich voluntarily released his tax returns, Democrats like Gov. Strickland's communications director latched on to a portion of the returns that showed Kasich making a minimal amount in book royalties in the years after the books had been released. It was a strange criticism. After all, in subsequent years, royalties are expected to decrease, even among NYT bestsellers like Kasich's books had been.
Now, in case there was any doubt about the success of the debut of Kasich's new book, Every Other Monday, here's a screenshot taken from Amazon.com this morning.
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To be fair, who knows if Every Other Monday will reach the NYT best sellers list, but without a doubt, this is already an impressive accomplishment.
UPDATE: Kasich's book is now all the way up to #14 in sales on Amazon.