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Publishers Crank Out Children's Books on Obama (Creepy)
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Posted on 03/04/2009 8:27:13 AM PST by MNDude

President Obama, the merchandising phenomenon, has been a boon to sidewalk T-shirt vendors everywhere, the Washington Times reports.

Less conspicuous, perhaps, is the equally robust success of the children's book industry in marketing Obama's hopeful aura and personal history to parents of young children.

Are children's book publishers seeking to indoctrinate impressionable young readers -- or are they simply obeying the laws of supply and demand?

When the country elects a new president, publishers characteristically issue a biography or two geared toward young readers.

But in the case of Obama, publishers are tapping into unusual levels of excitement and curiosity.

Justin Chanda, vice president of Simon & Schuster's Books for Young Readers imprint, told the Washington Times he and his team felt rumbles of a larger presence the day after Obama's triumph in the January 2008 Iowa caucuses.

They wanted a book - double-quick.

In industry parlance, they call it a "crash."

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: bho44; bookdeal; childrensliterature; obamacreepymessiah; publishing
I saw this myself at the bookstore and nearly barfed. I guess those "See Adolf Run" books were all the rage in their time as well.
1 posted on 03/04/2009 8:27:13 AM PST by MNDude
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To: MNDude

The Childrens bed time story book on Barack Obama,

...’ There was once upon a time,
a boy born in - - - The End’.......


2 posted on 03/04/2009 8:29:51 AM PST by IrishMike (Be prepared: Ammo, cash, gold, canned food. ...And more ammo.)
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To: MNDude

3 posted on 03/04/2009 8:30:24 AM PST by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: Dallas59

This, along with the coins and plates, are possibly going to ring hollow in a couple of years


4 posted on 03/04/2009 8:31:26 AM PST by lakertaker (Still clinging bitterly to my guns and religion)
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To: Dallas59

Makes great burning material.


5 posted on 03/04/2009 8:32:25 AM PST by SolidWood (Palin: "In Alaska we eat therefore we hunt.")
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To: Dallas59

Tell me that is not the cover....oh gish. Talk about messiah complex X10. Just ew!


6 posted on 03/04/2009 8:32:25 AM PST by Republic (Jedem das Seine)
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To: Dallas59

Cute little Kenyan kid.


7 posted on 03/04/2009 8:32:36 AM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Born again Libertarian.)
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To: Republic

Yep, on Amazon.


8 posted on 03/04/2009 8:33:08 AM PST by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: MNDude

The devotion to Obama reminds me of the old Nazi newsreel that shows an obsessed, bug-eyed woman desperately trying to touch Der Fuhrer. Its extremely creepy to me. What’s next creepy murals of Obama on buildings and fences around the country.


9 posted on 03/04/2009 8:33:27 AM PST by txnativegop (God Bless America! (NRA-Endowment))
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To: MNDude

And the most ironic considering Obama's challenges as a youth:Raising the Next Barack Obama: A Guide to Develop Core Principles for Success in Your Child

10 posted on 03/04/2009 8:33:38 AM PST by mnehring (!!!!!!!SHRUG!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Dallas59

LOL. I can’t wait to pick one of these up at a thrift store in a few years. What a hoot. This hero worship will be ancient history in a few years.


11 posted on 03/04/2009 8:34:11 AM PST by Huck (Palin is perfect just where she is....in Alaska.)
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To: Dallas59

LOL - I saw similar and actually picked it up and thumbed through one...amusing until you consider that the authors wrote it in earnest and that a multitude of children will read them.


12 posted on 03/04/2009 8:34:44 AM PST by relictele
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To: MNDude


13 posted on 03/04/2009 8:35:31 AM PST by mnehring (!!!!!!!SHRUG!!!!!!!!!)
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To: MNDude
This one deserved it's own post- Obama's Pajamas


14 posted on 03/04/2009 8:36:08 AM PST by mnehring (!!!!!!!SHRUG!!!!!!!!!)
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To: MNDude

15 posted on 03/04/2009 8:36:59 AM PST by mnehring (!!!!!!!SHRUG!!!!!!!!!)
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To: MNDude

What fun is a coloring book that only needs one crayon?


16 posted on 03/04/2009 8:37:09 AM PST by edzo4 (NoBama 2012)
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To: relictele

I can hardly wait for them to become part of the shunned .50 cent sale rack. Then I can buy a bunch, and give them out to libs as “screw you, I told you so gifts”


17 posted on 03/04/2009 8:38:03 AM PST by SanFranDan
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To: MNDude

LOL. The target market still has money to purchase it?


18 posted on 03/04/2009 8:38:23 AM PST by Melinda
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To: edzo4

Well, RED could be another color


19 posted on 03/04/2009 8:39:11 AM PST by SanFranDan
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To: MNDude

This reminds me of all the Martin Luther King crap in elementary school. They’re probably going to add a whole semester devoted to worshiping Bama.


20 posted on 03/04/2009 8:40:03 AM PST by utherdoul
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To: SanFranDan
who is that women on the cover with him, it sure isn't Michelle


21 posted on 03/04/2009 8:41:57 AM PST by edzo4 (NoBama 2012)
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To: MNDude

I’m sure some search savvy FReeper can find the articles about the Iraqi school textbooks that were replaced when Saddam was overthrown. I guess even the math books were indoctrinating children. Instead of 2 apples plus 1 apple equals 3 apples, story problems had 2 Saddams plus 1 Saddam equals 3 Saddams, complete with little pictures of Saddam.


22 posted on 03/04/2009 8:43:47 AM PST by Domandred (Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.)
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To: MNDude

I wonder if there will be a version with a 33 1/3rd record that you play so it can tell you when to turn the pages. B-P


23 posted on 03/04/2009 8:46:33 AM PST by Nowhere Man (Is Barak HUSSEIN Obama an Anti-Christ? - B.O. Stinks! (Robert Riddle))
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To: mnehrling

LOL, nice!


24 posted on 03/04/2009 8:49:26 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Mr. Bernanke, have you started working on your book about the second GREATER depression?")
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To: edzo4

Is that HAIR growing out of her FOREHEAD?????


25 posted on 03/04/2009 8:49:45 AM PST by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY ( The Constitution needs No interpreting, only APPLICATION!)
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To: edzo4
OMG, when I first read the text balloon for Sasha I thot it said "Choose your favorite odors for our White House bedrooms". There are limits. I think!
26 posted on 03/04/2009 8:51:09 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Mr. Bernanke, have you started working on your book about the second GREATER depression?")
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To: HollyB; Saoirise; F15Eagle; TaraP; null and void

Boys and girls, Once upon a time there was a Very Hungry Socialist Caterpillar who ate his way through the greatest nation on earth, he ate his way through the economy, he ate his way through health care, he ate his way through national defense. And when he was done there was nothing left for the future. The End.


27 posted on 03/04/2009 9:04:06 AM PST by 444Flyer (Don't beLIEve Obama.............................Never give up, never give in, never give out!)
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To: MNDude

Obama kids stories? Maybe book burning isn’t such a bad idea after all... Any book depicting socialism in a positive light should be burned.


28 posted on 03/04/2009 9:04:40 AM PST by CodeMasterPhilzar (I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom. You can keep the "change.")
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To: MNDude

This makes me want to puke. I am so glad we have no young ones to see this crap.


29 posted on 03/04/2009 9:05:51 AM PST by Pilated
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To: MNDude
FOX news recently exposed the fact that Arab Oil money is being targeted at publishers of school books to present a biased and positive image of their rotten death cult.

Perhaps the Islamists are also doing this to boost their new buddy in the White House.

30 posted on 03/04/2009 9:06:25 AM PST by ZULU (Obamanation of Desolation is President. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: MNDude

I think somebody needs to design an Obama Pooper-Scooper with “YES I CAN” engraved on the top of the shovel part.


31 posted on 03/04/2009 9:07:45 AM PST by ZULU (Obamanation of Desolation is President. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: mnehrling

Most ironic about that cover is the fact that Obama would favor aborting that kid if the mother so chose.


32 posted on 03/04/2009 9:11:10 AM PST by Retired Greyhound
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To: edzo4
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33 posted on 03/04/2009 9:20:48 AM PST by dragonblustar (Once abolish the God, and the government becomes the God - G. K. Chesterton)
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To: MNDude

The worst part is that the paper they use isn’t even soft enougth to use as toilet paper. I guess I could get some satisfaction from lining the cat box with it and letting the cat give MulatObama my thoughts on his job performance.


34 posted on 03/04/2009 9:21:25 AM PST by RickB (MULATOBAMA, NOT MY PRESIDENT!!!)
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To: SanFranDan

They’ve already hit the clearance shelves at my Walgreen’s — Collector Inauguration plates at half price. When they get down to fifty cents I might buy some for skeet.


35 posted on 03/04/2009 9:35:50 AM PST by Dionysius (Jingoism is no vice in these troubled times.)
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To: dragonblustar

“Fred Sanford! You old heathen!”


36 posted on 03/04/2009 9:42:43 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Dallas59

A lovesick kids’ writer named Nikki
Much wanted to have Great One’s dickie.
Her dildo was black
So she named it Barack
And now she can e’er have a quickie.


37 posted on 03/04/2009 10:01:19 AM PST by Dionysius (Jingoism is no vice in these troubled times.)
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To: Dionysius

Yikes!


38 posted on 03/04/2009 10:04:34 AM PST by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: MNDude
I guess those "See Adolf Run" books were all the rage in their time as well.

Mein Kampf was blockbuster bestseller in its time...leather-bound, gilt-edged copies were considered classy gifts, and the book was prominently displayed in proud homes.

The clear, deliberate, overt manufacture of a Zero personality cult is one of the most frightening things I've seen in my decades of watching American culture. There is no good outcome.

39 posted on 03/04/2009 10:08:00 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: MNDude
"the rage"

I've never the kind of coverage in terms of not just articles, but magazine covers given Obama. This truly is reminiscent of totalitarian countries.

40 posted on 03/04/2009 10:42:11 AM PST by driftless2
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