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Obama 2012 Campaign Posters and Merchandise

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Jul 17th, 2012. Artwork published in .
Source: Kevin Dietsch/UPI/NEWSCOM. License: All Rights Reserved.

Zeke Miller:

A reader points out that President Barack Obama’s new typeface is Revolution Gothic, a style inspired by retro Cuban propaganda posters.

Alexandra Lange:

More striking to me than the name of the font, and even its tenuous Cuban connections, was how ugly this poster is.

Roger Black:

Obama shoulda used WPA type. If people don’t associate font with Cuba, the controversy is moot.

Source: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images. License: All Rights Reserved.
Source: License: All Rights Reserved.

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