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Star Wars Presidential Election Posters

By: Cowbag - Published: Sep 22, 2008   Updated: May 16 2011 • References: ironicsans
These two Star Wars election posters look like they are promotions for a presidential campaign far, far away, proving once again that the Star Wars theme can be integrated with just about anything.

People have been begging for the chance to buy these Obama-inspired posters from the designer, but there are a lot of copyright issues involved making it impossible thus far.

Implications - Political satire has extended itself beyond cartoon caricatures and late-night television segments. Consumers are able to wear their desire to mock the consumerism of presidential marketing campaigns by also engaging in consumption. This reflects how important political figures impact not simply politics, but also a variety of industries including marketing, advertising, fashion and souvenir-style objects.