Shepard Fairey, the artist/activist and former Obama supporter who created the iconic Obama Hope image, has created a new poster for the Occupy Wall Street movement depicting a demonstrator in a Guy Fawkes mask questioning the president’s allegiance to the cause. And if Shepard Fairey now seems a bit dubious of President Obama, then liberal hero Michael Moore seems downright distrustful! Moore’s tweets and television appearances on Keith Olbermann about Occupy Wall Street now regularly contain harsh critiques of the president, and a recent article on Moore’s website flat out calls Obama a fraud. And while I applaud anyone who speaks truth to power, I have to wonder if it might have been better if they had taken the time to do their homework from the get-go instead of fervently promoting a politician like Obama as being something he never was in the first place.
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