Is Barack Obama The Great Pumpkin?

  • Comments: 3
  • Written on: October 31st, 2008

A few days ago I was watching Charlie Brown’s The Great Pumpkin with my son and as Linus was writing his letter to “The Great Pumpkin” it occurred to me that his letter might also be a metaphor for Barack Obama’s candidacy.

Chalk this one up to a moment of brilliance or a tired dad watching a cartoon I have seen a hundred times. I had a few minutes, so I cut a video that illustrates my point.

Take a look and see for yourself. Is Barack Obama The Great Pumpkin?

  1. petron1 said on November 7th, 2008 at 11:50 am

    He need our help… Obama is nothing without every man and every woman in this country!

  2. Dana said on November 25th, 2008 at 12:47 pm

    At this point, with Obama now being the president-elect, people seem to be listening and responding to him as though he means something, unlike our former leaders who seem to be able to do nothing on their own except repeat what their advisers have said. So I think the former leaders have wanted to be the Great Pumpkin, but failed even at that. Obama seems to be a real leader.

  3. Barack Obama is the Great Pumpkin – I Told You So! said on October 31st, 2009 at 5:03 am

    […] on: October 31st, 2009 Last Halloween I posted an quickie video that made the argument that Barack Obama is the famed Great Pumpkin.  I am not a spiteful man, but […]

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