GOBAMA: A different Christmas story

Posted: December 19, 2008 in Good for a Giggle, IJS, On Your Wall, Politics, The Obvious Files
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First, he was called the Antichrist. Then, we met the Messiah side of him. We saw him at the Wailing Wall making a mockery of the whole Judaic sanctity thingy. And now, the BarackStar is making an appearance in the Nativity!?

obamanativityThey are completely reminiscent of some porcelain toy made in the shop of your local jail. They are tacky… dang near creepy. And they are rococo gifts in Naples, Italy. Man, I thought those Italians had a panache for fashion?

But beyond the thousands of angel, sheep, Mary and Joseph figures filling market stalls before Christmas, craftsmen say Obama has become a top seller. “The ones we are selling the most of are those of Barack Obama, America’s new president, along with his wife Michelle,” said craftsman Genny Di Virgilio.

Seriously, Wall Watchers. Check out the clip on the lovely Michelle Malkin’s blog. These Obama figurines look like Al Jolson rocking “Mammy!”

If this is Christmas in Italy, I am buying a plane ticket for Rome to witness Black History Month. Good times! And right on!

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