The PJ Tatler

Original Version of the New 'Obama Flag' Design

The Obama campaign has just released a new design for the American flag (seen here on the right), and already it has drawn howls of outrage and mockery.

Some have keenly noted that the stripes on the new Obama flag look almost exactly like the smeared bloody handprints left by injured American embassy workers during the recent fatal attack in Libya. Others have commented on the breathtaking level of narcissism required to even ponder such an egotistical campaign gimmick.

Turns out the new Obama flag design was adapted from a somewhat larger artwork — and luckily, I managed to track down the original, which appeared in a faded poster for an old horror film:

Also see: Finally a Flag Americans Can Burn