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bijou
02-24-2012, 04:30 PM
Shepard Fairey, the street artist who created the iconic Barack Obama “Hope” poster, pleaded guilty today to a federal contempt charge stemming from civil litigation brought over the image’s creation. Fairey admitted destroying electronic records and creating phony documents in a bid to thwart a copyright lawsuit brought by the Associated Press, which contended that Fairey had based the “Hope” image on a photo of Obama snapped by an AP lensman....

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/barack-obama/shepard-fairey-cops-plea-647908

Odysseus
02-24-2012, 06:51 PM
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/barack-obama/shepard-fairey-cops-plea-647908

So, does that mean no hope for Obama this year?

Arroyo_Doble
02-24-2012, 06:53 PM
That was rude.

Retread
02-24-2012, 07:11 PM
So, does that mean no hope for Obama this year?





Oh Lord Please let it be true.

Meshuga Mikey
02-26-2012, 12:16 AM
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/barack-obama/shepard-fairey-cops-plea-647908

GEE I guess thus makes it UNSAFE to parody these dopes on the internet.


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