Wednesday, June 18, 2008

IN THE NEWS: Obama Sock Monkey Doll Going Back on Sale

Below is a link to a Salt Lake City Tribune article about the controversial Barack Obama sock puppet. The sock puppet is a plush MONKEY with a suit and hair. A Utah couple created the sock puppet, but said they have great affection towards it and did not mean for the monkey to offend anyone or refer to racial stereotypes. The link is at:

This Denver Post article has a picture of the monkey:

Getting back to the workplace, there’s a post below on forced resignation.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Obama Sock Monkey Doll is quite offensive to African-Americans! The ancestors of William Grinstead, Emmanuel Driggers, Van Salee, Pendarvis, Adam Rogers is not long to like this.

12:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hank Williams is part African-American and he is rolling over his grave if he sees the doll is offensive to African-Americans!

12:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm not sure what the problem is.... Obama is clearly a sock puppet and he has the intellect of a monkey. What does black have to do with it? If he can't stand the heat then he should get out of politics. Come to think of it, that's what he told Palin.

12:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Dantzlers of African descent are not going to like this.

8:41 AM  

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