Wednesday, 21 January 2009

"Commemorative edition" of... Obama dildos

There is this company called Head O State which started selling... "commemorative edition" of Obama dildos.

Their website's (headostate.com) slogan says: "You love your candidate. Let him love you back!" :)

*Related articles:

NYT - Inspired by Obama’s Message? Pull Out Your Wallet

Salon - It's an Obamanation!

4 comments:

Onnik Krikorian said...

Well, one thing's for sure. You've certainly brought an openness to the Armenian blogosphere which never existed before and probably still really doesn't except on one or two blogs.

Kind of interesting to think on this. Can you imagine what would happen to someone here if they produced a dildo with Kocharian, Sargsyan or Ter-Petrossian's face on it?

Yes, I know, there would be few people interested in buying in such a case, but anyway...

artmika said...

I have to admit it, Onnik, I thought about it, but only for a moment, it was such a turn off :) But forget about turn off, yes, I won't envy anyone who would consider repeating Obama dildo example in Armenian political settings.

Onnik Krikorian said...

I feel compelled to say something stupid like "democracy in action," or something, but I guess I'm being too simplistic?

Dunno, but it is an indication of levels of freedom in a country. I think we both agree that such a product could not materialize here without...

Well, the sever beating, imprisonment or even death of whoever decided to try it. I'd throw the gauntlet down now, but I don't imagine there will be many takers...

artmika said...

I know exactly what you mean...