The Washington Times
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
In the political paraphernalia department, “Yes, we can” is becoming “No, he can’t.”
Anti-Obama memorabilia — from T-shirts to bumper stickers to buttons — is increasingly emerging in the marketplace as the president’s economic and health care policies polarize supporters and detractors.
While “Mama for Obama” was a popular slogan during the 2008 election cycle, that design has been retooled with angry and fickle disenchantment: “To the Mama for Obama — thanks for the tax hike.” The “Audacity of Hope,” the title of Mr. Obama’s popular book, has been replaced by the “Audacity of Hype.”
“It really started peaking about a month ago,” said Amy Maniatis, vice president of marketing at the online seller Cafepress.com.
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