Senator who sat in inauguration wearing mittens made money from his photos

Senator who sat in inauguration wearing mittens made money from his photos

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, whose photos taken during Joe Biden’s inauguration went viral, made good money on his fame. He sold merch with his image in funny mittens, according to the senator’s press office.

The politician was able to sell $1.8 million worth of merchandise with his image. He was able to achieve such a result in five days. The first circulation was sold out in just half an hour. The proceeds from the sale of goods, he gave to charities.

Recall that Bernie Sanders arrived at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden, being dressed outside the weather. Despite the six degrees, he wore a warm jacket and large knitted mittens. His photos quickly went viral on the Internet, Sanders became the hero of various memes and collages.