Shepard Fairey, the artist who created the ‘Hope’ poster for Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign has run out of hope. Oh, the irony….
He recently expressed his disappointment saying that Obama let him down.
In an interview with Esquire, artist Shepard Fairey said Obama hasn’t even come close to embodying the break with the past administration that Fairey and so many voters hoped he would, but said the president is also a victim of the political system.
“I’m not giving him a pass for not being more courageous, but I do think the entire system needs an overhaul and taking money out of politics would be a really good first step,” he said, adding that he was surprised that drones and domestic spying, in particular, have become hallmarks of the Obama administration. Get the full story here…