Jan 21, 2009

Some Random Obama Silliness

You may have heard the song, but the cartoon video is great. There's No One as Irish as Bareach O'bama.

On the pessimistic side, there's a pretty persistent meme out there comparing Obama to Mikhail Gorbachev. Moribund economy, social system on it's life-support, even war in Afghanistan and then the high hopes raised by a brash young reformer.

Cartoonist Ted Rall took this tack as early as last July
And check out this Idleworm post in the same vein; All Hail Comrade Obamachev

Then again some of the reaction to Obama is just weird. Like this Japanese action figure for example;

Click here for the full photo set, including Obama with machine gun and samuri sword.

And the less said about this, the better....