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Obama 'Hope' poster artist creates for OWS


What's left to "occupy"? President Obama's old campaign message.

Shepard Fairey's claim to fame in politics is being the creator of the ubiquitous "Hope" painting of then-Senator Obama in the 2008 presidential election.

Now he's turned a slightly modified version of the art work into an image to represent the Occupy Wall Street movement. Of the painting, Fairey wrote on ObeyGiant.com:

[A]s flawed as the system is, I see Obama as a potential ally of the Occupy movement if the energy of the movement is perceived as constructive, not destructive. I still see Obama as the closest thing to “a man on the inside” that we have presently. Obviously, just voting is not enough.

And here it is:

h/t Huffington Post

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