RNC: This Week in Change III

Obama Continues His Trend of Adopting the Most Politically Expedient Position on Important Issues WASHINGTON , July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Republican National Committee: (Logo...

In June, The Obama Campaign Unveiled A "Presidential" Seal For Use At Campaign Events:

Obama Unveiled An Official-Looking Seal "Deliberately Reminiscent Of The Official Seal Of The President." "At a discussion with a dozen Democratic governors in Chicago on Friday morning, each of the governors was identified with a small name plate but Senator Barack Obama sat behind a low rostrum to which was attached an official-looking seal no one had seen before. It is emblazoned with a fierce-looking eagle clutching an olive branch in one claw and arrows in the other and is deliberately reminiscent of the official seal of the president of the United States ." ( John M. Broder , "The Great Seal Of Obama land?" The New York Times' "The Caucus" Blog, thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com, 6/20/08)

But After Widespread Criticism, Obama's Campaign Claimed The Seal Would Only Be Used Once:

"A Presidential Seal Graphically Altered With Symbols Representing Barack Obama's Campaign Of Change Was Just For One-Time Use And Will Not Be Used Again, A Spokeswoman For The Democrat's Campaign Said Monday." ( Sara Kugler , "Obama Campaign Says Altered Presidential Seal Was For One-Time Use, Will Not Be Seen Again," The Associated Press, 6/23/08)

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