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Old 11-13-2012, 11:43 AM
 
Location: The Other California
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A quasi-religious cult surrounding Barack Obama has been present from the beginning. Recall "Obama Be Thy Name" from 2008:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PDehlPWsdQ

The latest development is that Obama nativity figurines are selling like hotcakes in Naples, Italy.

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Old 11-13-2012, 11:45 AM
 
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Does the nativity scene really need another jackass....
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:46 AM
 
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and somewhere in Mississippi a Romney vote is serenading a wild pig.


Is this.thread worthy?
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:00 PM
 
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A quasi-religious cult surrounding Barack Obama has been present from the beginning. Recall "Obama Be Thy Name" from 2008:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PDehlPWsdQ

The latest development is that Obama nativity figurines are selling like hotcakes in Naples, Italy.
Really? Religious-cult?
You don't know what you're talking about.
In Naples there's a street (Via San Gregorio Armeno) characterized by countless artisanal stores which sell nativity figurines: the funny thing is that they don't sell just traditional ones, you can also find politicians figurines, as well as rockstars, actors, etc etc...
Once I found out Madonna, Michael Jackson, Leonardo di Caprio, Hillary Clinton and... GEORGE W. BUSH!

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Old 11-13-2012, 12:10 PM
 
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Really? Religious-cult?
You don't know what you're talking about.
In Naples there's a street (Via San Gregorio Armeno) characterized by countless artisanal stores which sell nativity figurines: the funny thing is that they don't sell just traditional ones, you can find politicians figurines, as well as rockstars, actors, etc etc...
Once I found out Madonna, Michael Jackson, Leonardo di Caprio, Hillary Clinton and... GEORGE W. BUSH!
Thanks for letting us know what's really going on. On the ground info is always better than media spin.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:13 PM
 
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Thanks for letting us know what's really going on. On the ground info is always better than media spin.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:24 PM
 
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Really? Religious-cult?
You don't know what you're talking about.
In Naples there's a street (Via San Gregorio Armeno) characterized by countless artisanal stores which sell nativity figurines: the funny thing is that they don't sell just traditional ones, you can also find politicians figurines, as well as rockstars, actors, etc etc...
Once I found out Madonna, Michael Jackson, Leonardo di Caprio, Hillary Clinton and... GEORGE W. BUSH!
Very well, I appreciate the info.

Still, Obama does have the closest thing I've ever seen to a cult following in an American politician - especially among foreigners for some reason.

And I'll bet the Obama figurine out-sells all the others.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:28 PM
 
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Well, Catholic countries are a little funny that way. Cuban-Americans sold Elian Gonzalez relics on Ebay for awhile. Pretty soon they'll see the Virgin Mary in someone's tortellini and forget about President Obama.

Whatever floats their boat.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:40 PM
 
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Very well, I appreciate the info.

Still, Obama does have the closest thing I've ever seen to a cult following in an American politician - especially among foreigners for some reason.

And I'll bet the Obama figurine out-sells all the others.
Europeans love Obama: and they are right... come on, Obama is saving the World from the menace called the GOP
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:05 PM
 
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Well, Catholic countries are a little funny that way.
Are these guys Catholic?
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