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Stunning Victory For Furious Wingnuts: Obama Camp No Longer Cutting $10 Off Sweatshirts With Hoods

Declare victory where you can we guessDid you hear the news???!? The Obama campaign had cut the price of their hooded Obama sweatshirts from $50 to $40, and this was a race-baiting disgrace! And now the hooded sweatshirts are back up to full price! VICTORY! FREEDOM! NOM NOM NOM BRAINZ!

Here is the Gateway Pundit’s blogpost in its entirety, because why not?

Obama Campaign decides that hawking hoodies during Trayvon controversy is as tawdry as it appears.
The sale is off—Team Obama canceled their shameless hoodie sale this past week.
Yahoo reported:

President Obama recently said that if he had a son, he’d look like murder victim Trayvon Martin. And in what some conservatives see as a direct connection between the national controversy surrounding the teen’s death, the Obama 2012 re-election campaign announced via Twitter on Monday that it was putting its collegiate hooded sweatshirt on sale.

The sweatshirt was temporarily discounted to $40 from its regular $50 listing. However, the tweet announcing the sale has apparently been removed and following the hooded sweatshirt link at Obama’s campaign re-election site store shows the clothing item listed at its regular $50 price.

Obama’s critics on the right had a field day with the questionable Twitter posting, with the conservative blog Gateway Pundit calling it “disgusting,” and the website Twitchy asking if “Team Obama is capitalizing on Treyvon Martin’s death?”

It is a great day to be the world’s stupidest person, the Gateway Pundit! It is a bad day to be a college student, though, apparently — look how non-hood that fucking hoodie is! If it said “USC” instead of “Obama,” your editrix would have already seen it 15 times this morning on people walking their dogs on her block. Oh well. Please go put on something more appropriate, college students and former college students, like perhaps a nice Burberry trench, or a classy peacoat. Or an opera cape! Let’s bring opera capes back please. Whatever it is white people wear. Patagonia? [GatewayPundit]

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  • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    Meanwhile the price for White Hoods doubled.

    • ChernobylSoup

      Supply and demand.

    • http://www.wonkette.com Chill-A-Sketch

      Especially with the emergence of "Civil Rights Groups" in Florida.

  • Limeylizzie

    Best Obama-wear is to be found on 125th Street in Harlem, I have a t-shirt , from 2008, that has Barry looking all sexy and says, in 70s style font-"Mr.November".

    • WhatTheHeck

      Well Lizzie, would you wear it if it was 50% off?

      Never mind, I think I’ve got you covered on that one.

      • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

        She might not, but I'd love to see her in it…

        • Steverino247

          Or, uh, out of it…

          • bagofmice

            At least 50% off?

    • OneYieldRegular

      That'll make for a great Thanksgiving party favor. What can I bring?

      • Limeylizzie

        Just yourself.

    • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

      Bonus hipster points: "Mr. November" was the closing track off the National's 2006 album Alligator.

      • Limeylizzie

        Even cooler than I had realised, it is an awesome t–shirt and I will be sporting it again when the weather is warmer.

  • http://ifthethunderdontgetya.blogspot.com/ ifthethunderdontgetya

    Here is the Gateway Pundit’s blogpost in its entirety, because why not?

    I know! Call on me, Mr. Kotter!

    Because Jim Hoft is one of the stupidest individuals on the planet, and reading anything he scribbled down is bound to adversely affect one's brain?
    ~

  • Texan_Bulldog

    $40 for a damn hoodie probably made in Sri Lanka is the real crime!

    • Lascauxcaveman

      For real. Even the custom embroidered polar fleece jackets I buy for my employees are only $35. But I guess they're not considered a campaign donation, either.

      • http://www.wonkette.com Chill-A-Sketch

        So you are a jerb creatur? I thought Wonkette was only for unemployable librul slackers living off the gubmint's teat.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          I am, in fact, a job creator. My employees are underpaid but well dressed.

          Besides, it's cheaper to buy them each a nice fleece than to heat the building.

          • James Michael Curley

            Will you buy me a Burberry's Trench Coat if I work for you? I drove over the last one.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Made in USA

      So are his tube socks for fapping

      • Steverino247

        And the legs inside those tube socks are worth fapping to.

    • PuglyDoRight

      Pretty sure every Obama item (and all Dem items) are USA and union made. Holla!

  • Not_So_Much

    How about the Muslin robes? They're still a deal, right?

  • SorosBot

    I think the white college students tend to just go to class in their pajamas half the time these days.

    • Lascauxcaveman

      My favorite campus clothes story: When I was in college, there was this lovely Irish girl in one of my classes, and one day she came to class with a beautiful sweater that said "Guinness" on it. I was chatting her up and asked where one gets such a great sweater.

      "Me mum knitted it for me."

      • Limeylizzie

        We knitters are beyond excellent!

    • MissTaken

      It's cold and rainy in SF today, I would love to be in my pajamas right now.

  • nounverb911

    Can I get it wholesale?

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    but they'll be issued free-of-charge upon admission to FEMA internment camps.

  • ChernobylSoup

    Kmart discontinued the blue light special on _____ yesterday. I'm claiming victory for _____.

    • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

      guns and ammunition, second amendment

    • MissTaken

      XXXL Dungarees; White Castle

      • SorosBot

        Are you gonna pick up some White Kasuls along with the Cakes we like at the store?

    • Schmannnity

      Kleenex. Nosepickers.

    • BornInATrailer

      tampons; Arizona pro-life legislators

    • http://ifthethunderdontgetya.blogspot.com/ ifthethunderdontgetya

      Everything. People of Walmart.
      ~

    • Lascauxcaveman

      muumuus; diabetes

    • Gleem McShineys

      bike locks; not-black neighborhoods

  • Schmannnity

    Wouldn't cancelling the sale lead to greater "profiting" on Trayvon? Is a Gateway Pundit like a gateway drug–a gateway to greater stupidity?

    • Lascauxcaveman

      No, they're just using conservative math: e.g. lower taxes = higher tax revenues.

    • sullivanst

      Yes. Your Gateway Pundit dealer will try to get you hooked on Allahpundit.

  • memzilla

    Meanwhile, Team Rmoney has increased by $10 the price of its Burberry dog leashes.

  • Barb

    I wouldn't mind wearing Obama's shirt on my way out of the White House at 6 A.M.
    Lizzie, are you with me?

    • Geminisunmars

      Me too. Me too!

      • Limeylizzie

        It's, at least, a 4-way for Barry!

    • Limeylizzie

      We could wear Obama pajamas, I bet you have better legs than me so you wear the top and I'll wear the bottoms.

    • Steverino247

      Pay-per-view charges should pretty much take care of the deficit, too.

    • thebeatgoeson

      We're ALL with you!

  • YasserArraFeck

    Can't wait for American Apparel to start porn-modeling their Sweatshop-free Mormon undies.

  • Goonemeritus

    I will stick with my beret in honor of Che, most other head coverings make me look like a degenerate Monk or a teapot cozy.

    • memzilla

      I have a feeling that the Rmoney Campaign isn't going to be selling anything by Kangol…

  • freakishlywrong

    Yay! Another nontroversy! Oh and "Twitchy" could be called "Bitchy". It's the unholy anchor baby of the ever gracious Malkin.

  • Goonemeritus

    But are they still discounting the “Free Huey” tee-shirts?

  • MozakiBlocks

    Only white folks are allowed to wear hoods.

  • kissawookiee

    If it's back up to $50 I'm going to need to steal two white people's bikes now to cover it.

    • Blueb4sunrise

      Edroso relates a comment at Daily Caller. Was it you?

      I stole your bike. I only did it because you're a wanker. I didn't actually want it, or want to sell it for drugs or beer or anything. I just wanted to throw it in the river. So I threw it in the river.

      • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

        Wow. That's some serious Cannondale hating…

  • elviouslyqueer

    Whatever it is white people wear. Patagonia?

    No no, Rebecca. Patagonia is for librul tree-hugging fags from Oregon. Real white folks only wear the finest camo, purchased on the Faded Glory clearance rack, and available at your local Wal-Mart.

    • freakishlywrong

      Real white folks = Real Muricans.

    • Limeylizzie

      Patagonia? MLimeylizzie would consider that furiously non-hip and he's an oldz.

  • DoggerelCDogg

    Back in 1980, the ultimate gay fashion statement was a grey hoodie worn under an olive green bomber jacket. You wore this with Levi's and Timberland hiking boots. Everyone on Christopher Street wore this exact same uniform. Wonder what they'r wearing now?

    • James Michael Curley

      Pea coats are back. Based only on the denizens of the Christopher St. Path Station.

    • elviouslyqueer

      Anoraks, even when it's 112 degrees outside.

  • MissTaken

    I got accosted by a giant lemon in front of Lululemon the other day and nearly spilled my iced green tea latte. The lemon wasn't wearing a hoodie, so I didn't shoot it.

    It's tough being a white.

    • Chichikovovich

      Haven't you ever heard the old Ann Landers advice? "If life gives you lemons, blast its head off!"

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      I'd find that grating

      • bagofmice

        When life gives you the squeeze, make some lemonade.

    • Doktor StrangeZoom

      When life gives you lemons, don't make lemonade – make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don't want your damn lemons, what am I supposed to do with these? Demand to see life's manager. Make life rue the day it thought it could give Cave Johnson lemons. Do you know who I am? I'm the man who's gonna burn your house down! With the lemons. I'm going to to get my engineers to invent a combustible lemon that burns your house down!

      • bagofmice

        Lemon rinds are already filled with naphtha. Lemon scented napalm!

    • Steverino247

      Stay away from the brown acid…

    • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

      "When life gives you lemons, throw them back in the face of the person until they give you the oranges you originally asked for!"

      Oh Phil Hartman, you are missed.

  • freakishlywrong

    I'm getting worried about all these wingnuts. That constant state of outrage can cause constipation or a blockage or something. Then, they'll only be able to shit out of their mouths.

    • Jus_Wonderin

      Aren't they to that point already? <g>

    • Gleem McShineys

      Jesus, you mean Gateway Pundit could be completely shuttered, if someone just got that guy some laxatives?

      • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

        Or possibly laid. Have you ever seen a picture of Jim Hoft?

  • bureaucrap

    Still, you have to love the logic. Obama campaign "taking advantage" and "playing the race card" by charging $10 LESS. Do these people not understand what the english phrase "taking advantage" means? I wish my local Safeway would "take advantage" of me like that.

    • Chichikovovich

      Don't you get it? The Demon-rats want everybody to wear hoodies, so that it will be hard to tell which ones are the real gangsta thugs. It's a clever trap: Law-abiding whites standing their ground against suspicious strangers might learn after the fact that the suspicious black guy they had just killed was the 50-year old chief of cardiac surgery at the university hospital. Now that would just look really bad when the newspapers got ahold of it. The brave patriot would probably not only be arrested, but would have to pay a hefty fine.

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

    Twitchy should ask if Team Romney capitalizing on right wing stupidity. But since they are stupid they won't.

  • edgydrifter

    I don't care if you're a cause I support or Aeropostale–I'm not giving you money to be your fucking billboard. It's supposed to work the other way around. Cheap plain-front hoodies FTW.

    • http://www.facebook.com/pages/Johnny-Appletruth/133951326629923?sk=wall deanbooth

      Me too. No words or pictures on anything I wear. I see it more as a privacy thing, the same reason I never post anything on Facebook.

      A few weeks ago I got a fleece jacket to wear around the house ($5!). It has a "Beverley Hills Polo Club" logo on it. Does anyone buy such a thing because they are impressed by the logo? Is it like Superman pajamas for dimwitted adults?

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    Oh great! So we get to pay bust out retail? What are we, Protestants?

  • Blueb4sunrise

    Wal-Mart sweater vests are a lot cheaper.

  • Native_of_SL_UT

    First, free basketballs with Obama's picture on them and now this.
    I'm starting to think this country is going to be truly fucked by these major scandals. The Republic is on the brink. Marshall law is right around the corner.

  • Guppy
  • Troglodeity

    I get all my news from Twitchy and Fox, and my President is Glenn Beck. I am a Real American.

  • Oblios_Cap

    How'd they get a giraffe to wear that hoodie? That guy has one long neck!

  • mavenmaven

    I suppose we'll see the Team Romney trucker hats, for real merkunz, any day now.

  • owhatever

    Romney store is offering a two-for-one special on magic underwear.

  • James Michael Curley

    Stupid Wingnut Forks! Quite regularly the Obama Campaign site chooses a different item for a discount. Next will be the B&E set with the Charlotte 2012 commemorative jimmy.

  • Sassomatic

    A ten dollar discount? Ah yes, the ole' reverse price gouging. Of course.

  • ttommyunger

    FINALLY! Grounds for Impeachment!

  • WonkCynic

    To celebrate all the dead arab women, elderly, and kids that Obama has murdered with drones in the past three years, this hoodie will soon be replaced with a new hoodie with the words, "Kill a Sand Nigga' Mama fo' Obama" on the front and the back. All money made from the sale of these new hoodies will be used to purchase more drones so that Obama can continue murdering little sand niggaz. If the body count gets high enough the Nobel Peace hippocrites will reward him with a second affirmative action "Peace" prize.