From Washington Times:
Hillary Clinton may have written the best book of the year ― if you go by the reviews on Amazon.
“What Happened,” the former Democratic presidential nominee’s tell-all about the 2016 presidential race, currently boasts an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5.
But that wasn’t always the case.
According to Zero Hedge, the number of one- and five-star reviews garnered by the book were roughly equivalent as late as Wednesday afternoon, giving “What Happened” an average rating of about 3 out of 5 stars.
An Amazon spokesperson said measures have been taken to ensure the reviews being left are authentic.
“In the case of a memoir, the subject of the book is the author and their views,” a company spokesperson said. “It’s not our role to decide what a customer would view as helpful or unhelpful in making their decision. We do however have mechanisms in place to ensure that the voices of many do not drown out the voices of a few and we remove customer reviews that violate our community guidelines.”
Now, about 95 percent of customers who left a review that wasn’t deleted gave the book 5 stars out of 5.