Go fly a kite, FDR

Target is selling a Franklin Roosevelt doll that looks remarkably like another, non-presidential Franklin, report Betsy’s Page and Amy Wellborn. Target says:

• Talking Action Figure has a 4 min. audio chip allowing it to speak 25 different phrases in the Presidents own Voice!
• Figures are limited in production and include an individually numbered certificate of authenticity
• Figures also include a biographical pamphlet that includes rare photos and a comprehensive timeline specific to each figure.
• Figures come dressed in period correct clothing that has been hand tailored to suit the figure

Photos of Ben Franklin are indeed rare; so is a recording of his voice. Read the comments by Target customers who know their Franklins.

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  1. The website has been changed:

    Order your Benjamin Franklin action figure today!! Production is limited to only 10,000 units and these unique action figures will sell fast. Orders are shipped on a first-come-first-served basis. Order now to be sure to be sure to get your authentic Time Capsule Toys™ Benjamin Franklin talking action action figure.

    Sales might go better if they also include a framed copy of the initial web page. In keeping with the spirit of the effort, the first quote Ben recites is:

    There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people…

    and the last:

    Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do.

    Order now. Supplies are limited.