Obamunists Appropriate Salute From Star Trek Astro-Hippies

by Van Helsing | August 8, 2008 10:48 am


Above you see the new official salute of those who have been assimilated by the Obama Borg[1].

Rick Husong owns The Loyalty[2], a production company that believes in “an integrated approach to marketing, production, and design” and promises to “construct powerful messages.” He’s also a moonbat, and he barks[3]:

Our goal is to see a crowd of 75,000 people at Obama’s nomination speech holding their hands above their heads, fingers laced together in support of a new direction for this country, a renewed hope, and acceptance of responsibility for our future. […] We thought, “Let’s try and start a movement where even while walking down the street, people would hold up the O and you would know that they were for Obama.” You interlace your hands in a circle, the interlacing being a symbol of different types of people coming together and the circle a symbol of unity. We want to see it everywhere, but more importantly we want this sign to take the world by storm.

If the kooky, New-Agey gesture looks familiar, maybe you saw it being used by obnoxious astro-hippies on Star Trek:

There isn’t much about Obamania that hasn’t been recycled from the era of snot-nosed, dope-addled Flower Children.

Michelle Malkin[4] has come up with some universal gestures and symbols that even better reflect the Obama campaign and its slack-jawed minions, including these:



On tips from V the K[5] and Adrian. Cross-posted at Moonbattery[6].

  1. Borg: http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0geu75TWZxIpGUARq5XNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEydjd2MXVwBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA2FjMgR2dGlkA0RGRDVfODc-/SIG=121d1fjka/EXP=1218292435/**http%3a//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borg_(Star_Trek)
  2. The Loyalty: http://www.theloyaltyinc.com/
  3. barks: http://www.usnews.com/blogs/washington-whispers/2008/08/07/one-nation-under-a-new-obama-salute.html
  4. Michelle Malkin: http://michellemalkin.com/2008/08/08/5-universal-gestures-and-symbols-for-obama-supporters/
  5. V the K: http://kurlander.blogspot.com/
  6. Moonbattery: http://www.moonbattery.com/

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