Skip to comments.TEMPLE OF DEM ON MT. O-LYMPUS
Posted on 08/28/2008 6:18:58 AM PDT by Zakeet
Democrats will kneel before the "Temple of Obama" tonight.
As if a Rocky Mountain coronation were not lofty enough, Barack Obama will aim for Mount Olympus when he accepts his party's nomination atop an enormous, Greek-columned stage - built by the same cheesy set team that put together Britney Spears' last tour.
John McCain's campaign mocked the massive neoclassical set created for Obama's speech at 75,000-seat Invesco Field. Some Republicans have dubbed it the "Barackopolis," while others suggested the delegates should wear togas to fit in among the same Doric columns the ancient Greeks believed would stroke the egos of Zeus and Athena.
"It's only appropriate that Barack Obama would descend down from the heavens and spend a little time with us mere mortals when accepting the Democratic nomination," said Republican National Committee spokesman Danny Diaz.
The McCain campaign quickly dispatched a memo calling the stage the "Temple of Obama."
"We would have expected to read something like this in The Onion. Fortunately for us, it's true. Unfortunately for Obama, it's true," a McCain adviser told The Post.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
Set designers say this is supposed to look like the White House, not the house of Zeus and Hera.
The set designers are wrong.
It looks like a temple with a raised alter.
I wonder who Obama will be sacrificing tonight.
It appears the set designers have failed their mission.
“Set designers say this is supposed to look like the White House”
Let’s hope that’s a close as he gets to the real thing.........
The DNC is practicing their parts for tonight's worship service............
OBAMAM AHKBAR! OBAMA AHKBAR!
I see where they got their inspiration..............
Can't be a virgin. They wouldn't be able to find one.
“built by the same cheesy set team that put together Britney Spears’ last tour.”
you can’t make this stuff up......
This guy sure likes to play dress-up....it almost reaches the level of fetishism.
Obama will be sacrificing most of the American people tonight.
Sacrificed to the God of Socialism.
Why didn’t they just rent Red Rocks ?
I’m thinkin Temple of Doom
“Why didnt they just rent Red Rocks ?”
Obviously someone dropped the ball on that one, that would have been even better.
One of the commentators on Fox & Friends this morning made a great comment about this setup. He said that he actually found the stage to be very appropriate for Obama. It looks really pretty on the front, but there’s nothing behind it, it’s an empty facade, just like Obama. He casts a really good ‘look’, but he’s a completely empty suit.
Actually I think it’s supposed to look like the Lincoln Memorial. Martin Luther King gave his ‘I have a dream’ speech there 25 years ago today.
Zeus, Lincoln, Moses? Whatever.
Today is the 45th anniversatorry of Martin Luther King’s historic speech - ‘I have a dream’.
The ‘greek temple’ is actually a recreation of the Lincoln Memorial, where the March On Washington ended and MLK’s speech was made.
This will make the Dems WEEP!
The ‘rat media will EAT THIS UP!
Have you seen these tickets for the event tonight with Obama wrapped in the American flag. Ayers wrapped himself in an American flag. Monkey see. monkey do. Oh, can I say that without being racist?
Obama apparently doesnt know how to show respect to the flag. Or he doesnt care.
Obama is simply like a chocolate Easter rabbit. He is dark and smooth on the outside. Sweet also....but completely hollow on the inside.
Correct - McCain and the GOP are being played bigtime.
They better burst the MLK bubble well before the speech today, and let people know that Obama wants to invoke the past, is 45 years too late, etc. etc. etc.
The Dems will say this is the next step of the dream started 45 years ago, blah, blah, blah.
Freepers Wake Up!
Then bring in Steve Martin to do his King Tut routine.
Look in the mirror, bud. It’s YOU and ME that are on the altar, sacrificed to the gods of socialism.
Tears will flow..
Wow, good copy of the Reichstag.
Thats what team Barama is saying.
Also note all the pained press about Barama tediously writing tonights speech out in longhand till the wee hours of the morning(by candle light /s)
Barama will emancipate the world tonight!
Could be. He gives his speech, invokes King, and then it's "Boy, those Republicans are so dumb they didn't know what day this was the anniversary of" all over the media.
As someone stated a few days ago, it bears more than a passing resemblance to the Oracle at Delphi. Seems to fit the Dem view of Obama quite well.
I can’t believe that his campaign is so clueless. They’re the gift that keeps on giving for the McCain campaign.
Pretty poor re-creation since it looks nothing like the Lincoln Memorial.
Well then why not make the Speech in DC at the Lincoln Memorial?
I think the green and pink things on either side are dry ice machines. I saw Pink Floyd use them.
...And has the ears to with it..
The guy in the red shirt is not long for the world.
One of our Photoshop wizards needs to put BHO’s face on Apollo. It would be just so fitting.</s>
Yes, the guy in red is always toast........I wish I had time to do Photoshop!................
Fauxbama wrapped in an upside-down American flag.
As an aside...
WBAP’s Mark Davis reports from the “greenest convention” ever,
That the jumbotrons behind the podium from last nights speech’s are still on! Though there is no one there!
He also reports that they have recycle bins through out the convention. “recyclable”,”compostable” and “landfill”.
Mark reports that when they are full...you guessed it...
A guy comes by with a dumpster on wheels and they all get dumped in the same dumpster!
Ah yes, MLK that well known REPUBLICAN.
I hope the McCain camp plays off that if Obama tries to come off as the Second Coming of MLK.
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