What I didn't realize/know at the time was that Shepard Fairey [the man behind "OBEY"] was actually a pretty big deal in the Obama camp and Rock the Vote.
Is Barack Obama the first President elected by low-brow artists, taggers, bike messengers and skateboarders*? That's a pretty cool thought.
"OK, Barry, the people of this country put you there; now do good things for us, m'kay?"
* Clinton doesn't count. They didn't vote for him ... they just didn't vote at all.