It's true, and no he didn't go with my paradoxical suggestion of "honesty isn't the best policy." Here is what he went with...
It appears that team Obama are fans of KISS – Keep It Simple (for the) Stupid. The above won out over the more honest, but less flattering choices below (created by Facebook friend Bryan Prince).
iOwnTheWorld did a big series of posts that served as "corrections" to this clear mistake of a slogan. Some of the series were collected at OMG! for America, so check them out and get links to the rest of them here.Add a comment
Found on Facebook.Add a comment
I received a tip from a regular visitor about how checks can be purchased online with the Obama design on them. He thought I could do something with it...
At first I thought I would make a graphic spoofing it, but then I thought of something that was more unusual, and potentially more fun.
It's in Flash, so if you're on a mobile device there is a great chance you wont see anything below, but try again on something that supports it.
Here's the embed code if you want to put it on your blog/site. Just copy and paste the code where you want it to appear.Add a comment
My work is being plagiarized by Lee Vanden Brink (http://www.facebook.com/leevandenbrink)
I BUST MY ASS to create the work you see at The Looking Spoon. I work full time, I have a family to provide for and take care of.
It is only when they go to sleep do I go to work. I suffer through 4-5 hours of sleep every day for this labor of love. This bastard erases all trace of The Looking Spoon and replaces it with the URL of his own blog.
Here are two examples OUT OF MANY:
If you are friends with this person please tell him to knock it off. Otherwise, if you are so inclined please leave comments on his blog, or FB page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Political-Follies/123753431046040) telling him to create his own damn work.
Here are a few offending examples:
This last example is interesting (but not the last of his offenses, by any means, I haven't even gotten into the fact that he's ripping off just about every conservative graphic in existence)...
I created this (original post here), but all I really did was add "liberalism is" to it. Someone else did the little lies looking like truth part, and because the idea wasn't actually mine AND I didn't alter the graphic in any meaningful way I didn't add my credit to it...but that didn't stop good 'ol Lee. This guy is a real something-that-rhymes-with "duck face."Add a comment