[FoRK] The story behind No-bama's Soviet-style iconography
jbone at place.org
Sat May 31 13:06:52 PDT 2008
On May 31, 2008, at 1:13 PM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> That dude is a ubiquitous factor in pop culture, bone. He's far and
> away the dominant "rock" artist of his generation and you've seen his
> stuff many times. The socialist propaganda theme is a standard for
> him. He just dropped an obama photo into it and adjusted the color
> palette a bit.
Doesn't change a thing; we've got a presidential candidate running
who is using that iconography. What the hell does THAT say?
> In political terms it's a dog whistle for younger professionals and
> college students. It signifies that Obama is Cool.
Right. You make my point for me. Soviet = badass = cool = we're in
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