This is so perfect.

Former FBI Director Comey has been on one heckuva book tour promoting his tell-all drama, “A Higher Loyalty.” Comey’s been busy filming interviews on broadcast and cable news channels, chatting with radio hosts, but it’s starting to look like he’s preaching to the choir.

During a book event in D.C. Monday, press filled the Dupont Circle Kramer Books. Conspicuously absent? Normal people.

From CNN:

“There are more cameras here than people,” one person joked.

Another journalist asked the room: “Is anyone a normal person or is everyone a journalist?”

Only one person — reluctantly — identified himself as a “normal person.”

“I wanted to see it for myself and read it, especially after Comey’s ABC interview. I’m more curious now,” said Matthew Hoeck, who was immediately approached by a handful of reporters in the room.

The 24-year-old, who would only disclose that he “works in politics,” came to Kramerbooks for “Fire and Fury” as well.

“Different experience today,” he said, laughing.

But the lack of lines at Kramerbooks doesn’t mean the former FBI director’s book is destined to be a flop. In fact, the publishing house, Macmillan, has printed 850,000 copies in anticipation of intense interest from the public.

It’s also already generated a ton of buzz and publicity, with Comey making his media rounds all week.

Even better, the mostly fictional “Fire and Fury”, which claimed to be an insider account of the Trump White House, was greeted with far more fanfare because it was a “sexier” story.

So where were the DC diehard politics nerds on Monday night? A few book buyers had theories as to why the line paled in comparison to Wolff’s release.

“I think people want an inside perspective on this administration,” said 25-year-old Phillip Carlisle, who was the first to buy a book. “People want drama.”

Carlisle said while Comey’s book will certainly shed light on Trump’s presidency, Wolff’s book is what some perhaps considered “more sexy.”

“I liked Wolff’s book a lot but he is not a trustworthy person,” he said. “Part of what made that so exciting is there were all these details coming out and you weren’t sure what was real and what wasn’t.”

As of Monday evening, Kramer Books had 600 copies of Comey’s book to offload.

 
 
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