Boing Boing reader Jesse Hattabaugh spotted this scene over the pre-inauguration weekend, in San Francisco's Mission district. View larger. Previous Obamaphemera observations on BB this week: Run*DC, Obamarley, Yes we (Can).Update: BB commenter signalnine says,
Obama's not standing in for Jesus on that candle, he's standing in for St. Martin de Porres, a 17th century mulatto Dominican brother noted for his devotion to the poor in Peru. In fact, he's the patron saint of the poor.
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