Group rips off Gadsden flag in pro-ObamaCare bumper sticker
A President Obama-aligned group trying to drum up enrollment for ObamaCare is giving away bumper stickers that spoof the Gadsden flag -- a symbol informally adopted by the Tea Party movement and, for that reason, long derided by Democrats.So, for the past five years the Gadsden flag - unofficially adopted by the Tea Party - has been this HORRIBLE ZOMG RACIST symbol that those awful Teabaggers were rallying around. It's so horrible that it's now being used...
The stickers are a marketing ploy by Organizing for Action, an advocacy group which helped Obama win reelection in 2012. The stickers feature a doctor's stethoscope, instead of the coiled rattlesnake on the original golden-colored flag.
...to hawk Obamacare.
Yeah. They really did.
The Gadsden flag, the Revolutionary War symbol of American rebellion and individualism, has been captured, hacked, and misappropriated as some twisted symbol of ObamaCare, the government mandated forced on the American people at gunpoint that has cost jobs, doctors, and access to top tier health care itself.
One bad thing about Virginia - I can *hear* many of the Founding Fathers turning in their graves... It's a loud hum.
That is all.
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(image courtesy of Robb Allen)