Flying pigs for Obama

April 28, 2008 at 3:05 pm | Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment
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File this one in the gallery of the absurd. From the AP’s report on Roger Waters‘ headline performance at Coachella:

Waters’ biggest prop was an inflatable pig the size of a school bus that emerged while he played a version of “Pigs” from 1977’s capitalism critique, “Animals.”

The pig, which was led above the crowd from lines held on the ground, displayed the words “Don’t be led to the slaughter” and a cartoon of Uncle Sam wielding two bloody cleavers. The other side read “Fear builds walls.”

The underside of the pig simply read “Obama” with a checked ballot box alongside.

Well, if nothing else, it at least counteracts that whole ‘Obama is a Muslim’ smear…


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