Monday, October 26, 2009


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Speaking of the quixotic “Democratic Wish” (as in yesterday’s entry), my two favorite variations on the cartoonish “HOPE” poster of Obama are probably the one all over NYC lately showing Mr. Burns from The Simpsons above the slogan “NO THIRD TERMS — VOTE FOR BURNS” and, nerdier still, one simply showing beloved Admiral Ackbar, Rebel fleet leader from Return of the Jedi, above the word “TRAP.” By way of explanation, the site selling the Ackbar posters simply says “He knows when it’s a trap.” Indeed.

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