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The 'Obama Kills Osama' Statuette is a Questionable Celebration

 - Sep 12, 2011
References: store.micgadget & gizmodo
The Obama Kills Osama statuette hopes to, in however lurid a way, honor the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks with a clear and simple reminder: The perpetrators of the horrible act are all dead.

Let's ignore the unwarranted invasions, the crippling deficits they caused and the strained diplomatic relations for a second and remember that Osama Bin Laden is dead. The poster boy of terrorism met his end at the hands of SEAL Team members dispatched by incumbent President Obama in the small, dusty town of Abbotabad. To commemorate that historic happening, Made-in-China Gadgets (MIC) is making the 'Obama Kills Osama' statuette available for a limited time.

Setting aside the figurine's steep $129 price tag, I can certainly see why one might see it as offensive. After all, what kind of person would hoist this statuette onto their fireplace mantle? Besides me, that is...