Imagine…you find out about a new and promising candidate for President who claims to support your ideals!
Inspired, you use your professional skills to create a poster to help promote his campaign.
Your poster goes viral, contributes more than you ever imagined and incredibly, your candidate wins the election!
And then…total failure. Your candidate betrays you.
All you “hoped” for ended up being nothing more than a time wasting mirage.
That’s the story of Obama activist Shepard Fairey, who created the iconic ‘Hope’ poster of the Obama Presidential campaign in 2008.
Shepard Fairey said POTUS is “not even close” in living up to the ideals of the poster, reports Esquire.
Fairey says Obama has compromised too often to still believe in him.
“Obama has had a really tough time, but there have been a lot of things that he’s compromised on that I never would have expected,” he said.
“I mean drones and domestic spying are the last things I would have thought (he’d support).”
The wool has been lifted, the sheep are discontent.
The final indicator of a failed Presidency is when the most passionate supporters jump ship.
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