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Sign portrays Obama as the "Joker" on United States Capitol Grounds, Washington, DC, 2009

The two signs read: "I'll keep my freedom, guns and money ... and you can keep the 'Change,'" a reference to President Obama's campaign slogan, and the other reads "Bury [sic] Obamacare with Kennedy," a reference to the 2009 death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA)on 8-25-2009.

Firas Alkhateeb. a senior history major at the University of Illinois, designed the picture of Obama with the recognizable "Joker" clown makeup using Adobe's Photoshop software. Alkhateeb came up with the idea during his winter break in Chicago.

"After Obama was elected, you had all of these people who basically saw him as the second coming of Christ," Alkhateeb said. "From my perspective, there wasn't much substance to him."

"I think he's definitely doing better than Bush was," Alkhateeb said of Obama. Alkhateeb's views on foreign relations align with the Democrats, he said, while he prefers Republican ideals on domestic issues.

You can contact Firas Alkhateeb at his facebook page by clicking here.

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