Sunday, October 18, 2009

Court Declares Obama "Hope" Poster "Fraud," "One Humongous Metaphor"

New York, New York--Shepard Fairey, the artist who popularized and profited from the now famous Obama "Hope" poster, admitted in court proceedings that he lied about an Associated Press photograph he used to design the image and destroyed evidence showing he had illegally copied it in violation of the "fair use" doctrine of intellectual property law.

Following those revelations, a federal judge overseeing the case declared the Obama "Hope" poster a "fraud" and "one humongous metaphor."

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