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August 4, 2009

Out Comes the Race Card to Counter Obama the Socialist Joker Mania


Moonbats don't much like the Obama the Socialist Joker craze. Listen to them screech at LA Weekly:

A new poster depicting President Obama as a version of Heath Ledger's Joker character in The Dark Knight has appeared in Los Angeles, according to rightwing sources. … The poster, which bears a very superficial resemblance to Shepard Fairey's famous Obama Hope illustration, has been pasted on freeway supports and other public surfaces. It has a bit of everything to appeal to the drunk tank of California conservatism: Obama is in white face, his mouth (like Ledger's Joker's) has been grotesquely slit wide open and the word "Socialism" appears below his face. The only thing missing is a noose.

A noose? Oh, I get it: the posters fail to flatter The One; therefore they must be racist.

KTLA reports:

Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson is calling the depiction, politically mean spirited and dangerous.

That's because Obama really is a socialist, and his smash-and-grab looter policies make it obvious that comparisons with a demented criminal are apt. Pictures like these attacking W and Laura Bush weren't called mean-spirited and dangerous, just irrelevant and weird, because they had no validity, especially considering the striking resemblance between Bush and the Joker's nemesis Batman in The Dark Knight:



Some cartoon commentary on the preposterous race angle, compliments of Jim Treacher:


On tips from Gregory of Yardale, J, Oiao, and Karin. Hat tip: Conventional Folly.

Posted by Van Helsing at August 4, 2009 9:21 AM


oh, the hypocrisy!

Posted by: nancz at August 4, 2009 9:38 AM

Every image of Obama or any black liberal (black conservatives are regarded as Uncle Toms - talk about racist!) is like some kind of political Rorschach test to determine if you are a racist or not.

Posted by: Ghost of Ted Kennedy from the Future at August 4, 2009 9:41 AM

Posted by: Rob Banks at August 4, 2009 10:15 AM

Objections against showing OBAMSES THE GREAT as a villian from the SMELL A REEKLY

Posted by: SPURWING PLOVER at August 4, 2009 11:30 AM


Posted by: Flu-Bird at August 4, 2009 11:31 AM

I thought that pic of Obama as joker looked familar

Posted by: son of a preacher man at August 4, 2009 11:36 AM


Posted by: Typical Uneducated Liberal Progressive at August 4, 2009 11:41 AM

If this poster takes wings this'll be the jump the shark moment for Barry. Roll on Vast Right Wing Conspiracy!

Expect Homeland (in)Security to weight in on this as some sort of threat to the Presidency. In a way it is... a threat to expose the clown for what he is.

Posted by: chuck in st paul at August 4, 2009 12:05 PM

If this poster takes wings this'll be the jump the shark moment for Barry.

For me, that will always be the moment his teleprompter fell to the floor and shattered.

It was strangely somehow symbolic, and happened right around the time his poll numbers just started to drop.

Posted by: J at August 4, 2009 12:15 PM

Send undecided liberal to arkum asilum

Posted by: EON THE TERRIBLE at August 4, 2009 12:21 PM

"Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson is calling the depiction, politically mean spirited and dangerous."

I can't stand it when cowards play the back-handed race card by calling things about Obama "dangerous". If Earl is going to play the race card, he should just come out and do it and stop being such a sissy.

Wait a minute, what race is the Joker again? I don't even know that that character has a race. It could be played by people of any color - like Cat Woman was on the TV show.

These people are absolutely obsessed with race.

Posted by: forest at August 4, 2009 1:53 PM

That comic was so "Joker"!

Posted by: KHarn at August 4, 2009 2:08 PM

You can almost hear Christian Bale and Heath Ledger delivering the lines in character as the Joker and Batman...

Posted by: Judith M. at August 4, 2009 2:26 PM

Posted by: Heidi at August 4, 2009 2:54 PM

I took the liberty of using the Obama as Joker for my new avatar on a local AM sports radio website forum, and that got everyone's undies in a bunch. I have never been attacked so spitefully on there before. Keep up the posters, this is our "V for Vendetta" moment. We will not be silenced.

Posted by: nitrain at August 4, 2009 3:20 PM

Can these 'O Joker' posters be posted in Second Life?

The next question is has anyone seen them in there?

Posted by: Anonymous at August 4, 2009 4:39 PM

About the Big O Joker Posters - has anyone seen any of Nancy PolPotLucy, Harry Ried or the other top Rats?

Posted by: Oiao at August 4, 2009 7:28 PM

I'm sure we remember this:

Posted by: BURNING HOT at August 4, 2009 10:00 PM

Joker Obama Flyers Show Up At George Washington University & Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Posted by: J at August 5, 2009 6:23 PM