If you would like to chip in to support public art in celebration of the future Commander in Chief of the world's most powerful killing operation, here's your chance.
Yes, yes I know…. It's wonderful that an African American is going to have this kind of status and power. It really is. But, at the same time, there is zero reason to celebrate that the head of the executive branch of the U.S. Government is in fact a position of such exalted status, or to lose our democratic antipathy to massively concentrated power. The status of the President should be denigrated and the power of the office fiercely contested.
If this billboard happens, I pledge $10 to the guerilla mustache project.
You can purchase Gene Healy's outstanding Cult of the Presidency: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power here.