Homemade Obama "hope beacon" with LED light thingies

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19 Responses to “Homemade Obama "hope beacon" with LED light thingies”

  1. Yhancik says:

    But… that’s horribly kitsch !

  2. kip w says:

    … cheeseburger?

    (Yeah, I know, but I came here to say it, and I’m gonna say it.)

  3. bricology says:

    Shepherd Fairey: proving once again that fifteen minutes of manipulating someone else’s photograph with Photoshop filters will indeed produce some of the most banal, predictable images imaginable.

    “But this one has blinking lights!”

    I’m waiting for the version that goes “ping!”

  4. AwesomeRobot says:

    This just in: propaganda works like propaganda.

  5. berserker73 says:

    Gazing at the same shining start that fascinated Che…

  6. berserker73 says:

    Oops, damn extra “t” on my keyboard. Should’ve bought American…

  7. waugsqueke says:

    What is with the lolcats language on that first poster?

  8. Jackasimov says:

    If that’s it “doing its thing”…

    It’s kind of just a translucent material with a few lights behind it, no?

    Someone tell me what’s interesting about it, I’m missing something.

  9. Antinous says:

    Going for the important Kitteh demographic. Although I think that the LOL vote will go to Huckabee since he looks like a small, humorous, forest creature. Nooooooooooo! They be stealin mah dignity.

  10. thisonebetterwork says:

    yeah i really don’t see what is so special about this

  11. LOLcat Stevens says:

    I hope Obama is our next president, but I just can’t get over how wrong those posters look.

    I’m tempted to make an “Emmanuel Goldstein” poster of Bush’s face in counter-propaganda style, to be pasted up across the street.

    Cognitive dissonance for all…

  12. Moon says:

    #5 JackAsimov, it’s NOT interesting. Somebody is doing viral marketing about Obama.

  13. levmyshkin says:

    Hey, propaganda. Hurrah.

    I made some variations. They’re available in regular and poster size here:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/23543802@N02/

  14. Ganda says:

    Obama, the Goldman Sachs/ JP Morgan Chase candidate:

    http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?cycle=2008&cid=N00009638

  15. Domster says:

    What is with the lolcats language on that first poster?

    I think you’re supposed to finish the sentence with “a posse” when you read it.

  16. Eris Siva says:

    As #2 pointed out, reminds me of some old Mao posters.

  17. Rotwang says:

    LOLBama?

  18. Ninja Monkey says:

    I hope they don’t post these in Massachusetts. Up here, we seem to have issues with signs that are rigged with LEDs.

  19. OM says:

    “Cheved” Guevara? :)

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