Groupon Claims ‘President Hamilton’ Error Was Intentional
Groupon is honoring Presidents Day by giving customers an Alexander Hamilton — $10 off $40 spent on a deal for any local business. The promotion, which began this past weekend, allows customers to “honor our money-minded Commander-In-Chief.” “The $10 bill, as everyone knows, features President Alexander Hamilton, undeniably one of our greatest presidents and most widely recognized for establishing the country’s financial system,” Chicago-based Groupon says on its webpage. But there’s just one flaw in the promotional plan: Hamilton was never president. Hamilton is considered a Founding Father and was the country’s first Secretary of the Treasury.