The Hottest Accessory Of The Season

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THE PLANK APRIL 15, 2008

The Hottest Accessory Of The Season

 

If we've learned anything this election season, it's that there's no scandal too tawdry or too banal not to commodify. I can now buy 80 different items, including a throw pillow (above), inscribed with the phrase:

"Typical: Gun-Loving Bitter Bible Thumping White Person"
--Barack Obama

These agramattical keepsakes--which misquote Obama and lack any semblance of serial commas--are produced by a right-wing columnist (and former talk radio host) whose website features her wearing a suit jacket over a camouflage t-shirt:

If I hadn't written the government a big old check this morning (they tax the hell out of unpaid interns), I'd be tempted.

--Barron YoungSmith

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