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Ten Alternative Barack Obama Slogans

by | 21st, January 2009
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“YES we can,” says Obama.

Yes we can ,” chant the Obamites.

And now Goonies fan Obama is in power, we can, or better yet he can (what with him being organiser of the global community and all).

And now Obama is in power what will he say about can, hope and change? Will he combine all three into a united vision “Hope we can change”, backed by the sign of the crossed fingers? Or should the teleprompter fail, will he demand “Change we hope can Hope can change we”?

Catchphrases soon get tired from their overuse, and there is the real risk of Obama’s bon mots being taken up by nerds, wannabes and losers looking to depart from Star Trekisms and Monty Python skits.

Had Martin Luther King lived, he would be now appearing on TV advertorials screaming “I have a dream” as he advertises his new range of ice-cream dream toppings.

With little future in speaking in complete sentences (see George Bush passim), Anorak looks at some other catchphrases Obama can use here, now and during the after-dinner speaking circuit that puts the tin lid on all great political careers.

In the quest for refreshed and fresh catchphrases we look once more to British children’s TV, a rich vein of political intrigue yes he do it? Yes he can:

First uttered by the bellicose Basil Brush, Boom! Boom! serves to reminds people that Obama

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