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Obama Puts the Pee in POTUS

A new piece of “artwork” features a picture of POTUS floating in a jar of an artist’s urine and fecal matter. The artist, known as “Big Don” or “BD“, is tipping his cap to “Piss Christ”, the legendarily controversial piece by Andres Serrano. I’m not sure if this is a political statement or if the artist is telling us that he thinks “Obama is Number One.” The White House hasn’t commented on the artwork. Maybe they’re flattered. It wouldn’t be the first time someone has elevated POTUS to the same status as Jesus Christ, even if he is submerged in a maniac’s leavings.

Honestly, we think the piece looks like shit. LITERALLY. It’s already been done and it’s not terribly creative. It’s the dumbest use of poop since WaPo’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Gene Weingarten’s Twitter avatar.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this piece attributed the work of Piss Christ to Robert Mapplethorpe. Mapplethorpe, known for his own controversial works, such as shoving a bullwhip up his own ass, did not do Piss Christ.

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