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  1. #1
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    Jan 2008
    Florida Panhandle

    Exclamation Obama Joker Poster Popping Up In Los Angeles

    http://newsbusters.org/static/obama-...rd/2009/0Makes you wonder who's behind this.
    Have you seen this poster?

    Apparently, it's beginning to appear in odd places in Los Angeles, but nobody seems to know who's responsible for it.

    Radio host Tammy Bruce posted some pictures of this odd creation at her blog Saturday morning (h/t Pamela Geller) leading me to investigate further.

    At this point, all I could find on the subject was an April 25 article from Bedlam Magazine:

    A poster of Barack Obama in Heath Ledger-style Joker make-up with the legend 'Socialism' beneath it has been popping up recently on surfaces around L.A. It does not appear to be in the same category as the many benign take-offs on the Shepard Fairey 'Hope' poster, such as the one by Australian James Lillis (more of a straightforward spoof that merely substituted a Shepardized image of Heath Ledger as Joker on the Obama poster).

    *****Update: A version of this poster showed up in Atlanta (h/t NBer SUPERLEONE).

  3. I think it's funny, hats off to the person thats doing it.

  4. #3

    Nicely done. And, in LA! Yikes! Wouldn't expect that would have ever made it out of the People's Republic of California!
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  5. That would be a best seller. Well done to the caped crusader that pulled that off.

  6. #5
    I wonder if someone could turn it into a full cartune

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    This has been picked up by others:
    Obama Joker Poster Surfaces, Sparks Debate - The Hollywood Gossip
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    I just voted :: poll results thus far... 15% Don't get it; 59% Are happy and agree with the socialism charge; 25% Don't like it!
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  9. #8
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    Gray Court, SC
    I hit the vote also. People are finally seeing his idea of CHANGE!

    What do you think of the Obama Joker poster?

    I don't get it.

    Way to tell it like it is!

    That's taking it too far.

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  10. #9
    I have a feeling that it's going to be popping up in a lot more places than L.A. I think it's great.
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  11. #10
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    Apr 2009
    St. Louis/Missouri

    Double Standard?

    I guess it is OK for Bush but not Obama.

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