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FRESH COVER: Fairey’s Rolling Stone Obama Cover

August 10, 2009

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It seems as if every media outlet have a lot to say about President Obama’s first 100 days in office. Comparing him to many popular presidents prior to his current run. Since we live in America and it is a freedom we have to voice our opinions on such matters – I do still feel as if it is quite unfair to judge a President after 100+ days in office.

In any event, check out Shepherd Fairey’s artwork of Obama on the latest issue of Rolling Stone. Here’s the accompanying article:

During Franklin Roosevelt’s first 100 days in office, congress granted every request the new president made. Barack Obama, despite enjoying a decisive majority in both houses of Congress, hasn’t been so fortunate. His economic stimulus package failed to win a single Republican vote in the House, and conservative members of his own party are trying to block his ambitious plans to provide universal health care and curb global warming. What’s more, Obama himself has alarmed supporters by compromising on key issues, and he has yet to flex his political muscle by mobilizing the tech-savvy network of grass-roots activists he assembled during last year’s campaign. All of which raises the question: Is Obama raising false hopes? Or does he have what it takes to deliver real change? Read More

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  1. Char permalink
    August 10, 2009 10:58 am

    Rosevelt was a white man dealing with white people. Obama is a half black man dealing with white racist people. You can’t expect the same results. I can’t wait to campaign and vote for him in 2012.

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