Friday, May 16, 2008

I really have no interest in politics anymore

having shifted my sights down to the level of the family and away from the international or national. I will vote for someone, somehow, but without any thought of good things resulting from it. But enough of that. I wanted you to notice something: almost every picture of Barack Obama is done in the style of a religious icon. A short web search reveals this one:

Notice the pleroma behind him, the glowing oval of light that reminds us of another image:

For more examples of this sort of thing, the most blatant deification of a candidate I can remember, check out ObamaMessiah.