'Smash-Me Bernie' a Hit at Toy Fair

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 17, 2009 4:38 PM CST
This photo provided by ModelWorks shows the Bernie Madoff doll.   (AP Photo/ModelWorks)
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(Newser) – He may have crushed your savings—but for $99.95 more you can stomp on him, reports the New York Times. The hot ticket at this year's American International Toy Fair is "Smash-Me Bernie," a mini-Madoff dressed in a red devil suit that you can bludgeon with an included hammer. “A lot of people have been asking about it,” the toy’s creator said.