Yeah, this will catch on

| August 7, 2008

Hey, Barack Obama has his own salute!

Unlike his failed “presidential seal”, this Obama salute hasn’t been pushed (directly at least) by the Obama campaign, but rather by an LA-based “creative agency”. Of course, that may simply be to ensure plausible deniability when this is mocked as heartily as the presidential seal was.

Now’s a really good time to remind you to read Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg if you haven’t already.

Hat tip to Ace of Spades (who has a Star Trek:TOS clip with the same salute; watch the visitors as they are first shown in the transporter bay — from the Wikipedia entry about that episode: “The group is impressed by Mr. Spock however, who gestures with an oval “symbol of peace” the party makes with raised hands, and speaks of ‘The One’. ).  ..bruce w..

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Category: 2008 Election, Humor, Main, US Politics

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Webster is Principal and Founder at Bruce F. Webster & Associates, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Brigham Young University. He works with organizations to help them with troubled or failed information technology (IT) projects. He has also worked in several dozen legal cases as a consultant and as a testifying expert, both in the United States and Japan. He can be reached at, or you can follow him on Twitter as @bfwebster.

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  1. Larry says:

    When I first saw it I thought of

    No. I won’t explain. If you don’t know, you don’t want to.