October 19, 2008

The Good, the Bad, the Obama: Merch and Signs from the Rally

Bootleg T-shirts, homemade buttons, hats and even an "Obama 08" Rams jersey. The record crowd -- about 100,000 people -- who came to see Barack Obama Saturday also brought their creativity.
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Alex Pokoski, Kirkwood, shows off his “Scare Force 1” shirt purchased from www.cafepress.com. MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
By Lyle Whitworth
Alex Pokoski, Kirkwood, shows off his “Scare Force 1” shirt purchased from www.cafepress.com.

MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
These deadhead shirts were very popular.MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
By Lyle Whitworth
MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
Jane Crouch, center, sports her homemade “Momma 4 Obama” sweater. She makes a variety of merchandise, some of which states, “grow your own dope, plant a republican."MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
By Lyle Whitworth
Jane Crouch, center, sports her homemade “Momma 4 Obama” sweater. She makes a variety of merchandise, some of which states, “grow your own dope, plant a republican."

MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
He'd dye for peace.MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
Hope Walker has been collecting Barack Obama buttons since the very beginning of his presidential campaign.MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
By Lyle Whitworth
Hope Walker has been collecting Barack Obama buttons since the very beginning of his presidential campaign.

MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
Matt McInnis and Charles Orear show off “Baracktoberfest Beer” t-shirts, with the back stating, “Please Vote Responsibly." MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
By Lyle Whitworth
Matt McInnis and Charles Orear show off “Baracktoberfest Beer” t-shirts, with the back stating, “Please Vote Responsibly."

MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
Carmen Blumer, University City, expressed her democratic thoughts on the back of her T-shirt. MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
By Lyle Whitworth
Carmen Blumer, University City, expressed her democratic thoughts on the back of her T-shirt.

MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.
MORE PHOTOS: See photos of Obama and other Democratic politicians from Saturday's rally.