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Cosmobama: Obama Girls Gone Wild

by | 29th, October 2008

WILL shag for votes:

There’s some debate going on in the female blogosphere over a group of young women in Brooklyn who created a provocative pro-Obama poster that states: “Girls say yes to boys who say Obama.” The poster is a send-up of an anti-draft poster from the late ’60s featuring Joan Baez and her sisters that read: “Girls say yes to boys who say no.”

Because the boys who says yes are overseas getting shot at…

While BUST gives the poster the nod, deeming it “cheeky” and “fun,” Broadsheet declares it “boring, overdone sexual politics” and “kind of gross,” with Rebecca Traister asserting: “[it] makes me want to drown myself.” Meanwhile Jezebel‘s Jessica Grose shrugs her shoulders: “Personally, I think it’s a little self-consciously cutesy, certainly derivative and ironically playing into outdated sexual mores, but ultimately harmless.”

Obama…Says it. O-bama… C-O-s-m-obama…

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