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Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson is calling the depiction, politically mean spirited and dangerous.
Hutchinson is challenging the group or individual that put up the poster to have the courage and decency to publicly identify themselves.
"Depicting the president as demonic and a socialist goes beyond political spoofery," says Hutchinson, "it is mean-spirited and dangerous."
"We have issued a public challenge to the person or group that put up the poster to come forth and publicly tell why they have used this offensive depiction to ridicule President Obama?"
Originally posted by jeasahtheseer
lol I think the posters are cool, although I'd say Obama is more of a Two Face or whatever his name is rather than the joker. Its probably just some street/graffiti artist putting them up and theres no way in hell he'll come out and show his face.
I wasn't a fan of bush just as much as I'm not a fan of Obama, but if was okay to have "kill bush" and "dump dubya" bumper stickers and signs everywhere, I see no problem with this!
[edit on 4-8-2009 by jeasahtheseer]
Originally posted by squidboy
It's due to ignorance really. Anyone who tries to question him is labeled a Racist by others. It's very odd, but it's how it is. I blame the PC crowd for this one. Also, he can get away with a lot more.
We want equality, but we have something else nowadays.
The joker poster is awesome, because it questions his character, and mocks his character. Not his race.
Anyone who calls the race card on this one is ignorant. It's the Joker people.
In relating news, I bought this shirt months ago:
I love zombies, and loves the image. But due to people's ignorance I can not safely wear it, on fear of being beaten. Why? Ignorance.
Originally posted by Jakes51
reply to post by jeasahtheseer
People call you a racist because you disagree with the Presidents policy and you are part of his ethnic group? What is even more interesting is that white people are calling you a bigot. Now that is the twilight zone. How can anyone be racist if they disagree with a political stance or policy? I think your critics got things twisted. Don't bother trying to correct their error because I have found the holier than thou Obamaites to be a quite stubborn bunch. Here is a video below you might enjoy.
[edit on 4-8-2009 by Jakes51]
"We have issued a public challenge to the person or group that put up the poster to come forth and publicly tell why they have used this offensive depiction to ridicule President Obama."