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The Obama 'Cope' With H1N1 Poster

 - May 3, 2009   Updated: Mar 30 2011
References: pageslap.wordpress & arabaquarius.blogspot
The iconic Obama Hope poster gets a swine flu (or H1N1) update to reflect the social panic about this disease.

The Obama COPE poster puts a mask on Obama's mouth in acknowledgment of the effect this swine flu (H1N1) virus has achieved.

The Obama Hope poster has provided an endless number of parodies; check out the gallery for more.

Implications - Iconic cultural images are ripe for reinvention, and clever redefinitions of the familiar have a definite ability to impress the people who see them. By putting slight twists on cultural icons such as the Obama 'Hope' poster, advertisers can tap into the cultural zeitgeist of their target audience to highly effective results.