Transformers 2 Includes Surprisingly Blatant, Named Slap Against Obama

by Benjamin Domenech on 12:47 am June 30, 2009

Thumbnail version: Transformers 2, which has just become one of the biggest box office hits in history despite the hatred of a plurality of critics, includes a subplot in which President Obama’s (yes, they name him) inept staffer endangers the world by engaging in some particularly unfortunate diplomatic strategies. Is this a key cultural moment?

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