This can't be serious.
George Bush had his three-fingered W salute that supporters flashed when greeting him at presidential campaign events in 2000. And now, if a Los Angeles creative agency gets its way, Sen. Barack Obama will see fans meet him with his own salute like the one above. "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," says Rick Husong, owner of The Loyalty Inc. Husong tells me that he got the idea after seeing the famous Obama-Progress poster by artist Shepherd Fairey. "We wanted to get involved some way," he says. So, the agency came up with their own a symbol of hope and progress that also plays off Obama's name. "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,' " says Husong.Can something be creepy and silly at the same time?
(Thanks to Instapundit)
UPDATE: At the above Wiki link, there's this synopsis of the ST episode in question, The Way to Eden:
The Enterprise is hijacked by an insane doctor and his fanatical followers in an attempt to find paradise."Right."
UPDATE: There's nothing like the ridicule of your opponents.
Ms. Malkin has additional suggestions as to how Obama supporters can identify each other.
Van der Leun has the appropriate title.
Confederate Yankee has the appropriate slogan (scroll to end).
UPDATE: Here's a Way to Eden video. Someone over a Ace's notices that the Star Trek aliens in the episode have...um...ear issues similar to the good senator under discussion.
UPDATE: Kinda, sorta, suggestive of Not Safe For Work...
And folks are just piling on now...so to speak.