[FoRK] The story behind No-bama's Soviet-style iconography
corinna.schultz at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 14:03:41 PDT 2008
On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
> 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 big
Like when my parents freaked when they found out my husband
(then-boyfriend) has long hair. "Well," my mother said doubtfully, after I
insisted that he was ok, "as long as he's clean, I guess it's fine."
As though long-haired, unwashed, etc, hippies still existed...?
This was in 1993 or so.
Times change, and so does meaning.
These days, leather jackets and black fishnet stockings doesn't necessarily
mean you're into S&M.
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