Finally, Barack Obama Immortalized as Chia Pet

Shepard Fairey isn't the only artist to make an icon of our 44th president. The folks at Chia, of 1980s mossy chachka eminence (ch-ch-ch-chia!), recently introduced the ultimate in Barack Obama memorabilia: the Limited Edition Chia Obama. Now we can have in our homes a clay figurehead of the commander-in-chief whose full fern-fro will grow in 1-2 weeks. And fortunately, we need not be limited to one presidential countenance; the keepsake comes in both "Happy Chia Obama" and "Determined Chia Obama" (pictured above). What better way to usher in ch-ch-ch-change?

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