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[Where: Obama Grocery Store, 411 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn 11205 ]

While hanging out at the Myrtle collapse fundraiser today, someone pointed out this future spot to me.
Is this a bit much? Calls to mind the Obama Fried Chicken that the community in Flatbush protested. Curious to see how Clinton Hill will take this… Personally, I find the use of Obama’s likeness for purely commercial purposes opportunistic and unsettling.

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  1. […] Myrtle Shuffle, who has been tracking the rollout of Obama-named products in the hood for months, finds this latest use of the man’s name and image “opportunistic and unsettling.” […]

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