In latest cash grab, Trump mixes NFTs and political cultism

Former US president and courtroom enthusiast Donald Trump’s political merchandising empire has debuted a new collection of blockchain-based collectibles. 

The subject: Trump’s August mugshot, taken when he was charged with racketeering in connection with efforts to subvert a federal election in the US state of Georgia. The mugshot in question swiftly became political pay dirt, appearing on campaign fundraising emails and T-shirts. 

Which leads us to Trump’s new NFT collection. It’s a sequel to the 2022 clutch of NFTs, which was largely focused on Trumpain hero worship (figuratively and literally) and generated several million dollars’ worth of purchases. Some of those who…

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