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judgement Posted 2011-06-10 22:32:36 by Jim Crawford
Found this on Neil Cicierega's tumblr. No idea what the origin is.



All the miniature american flags and sappy bumper stickers in in China aren't as real as the gravity of the moment touching two dumbest, most callous people in the world.

But beyond that, there's the sheer nerve of using the characters in this context. Is the artist making fun of the people with the flags and the bumper stickers? Maybe. Is he one of them? Maybe. (There exist genuine patriots who well up listening to the Team America: World Police soundtrack.) Is he one of the mercenary entrepreneurs cashing in on the miniature flag phenomenon? I have no idea if the creator intended me to flail so wildly trying to figure out what to make of the image, but as far as I'm concerned, this shit is high art.
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