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The Umpteen Millionaire Club: Discussion Questions for Barack Hussein Obama Print
Written by Kristy Valenti   
Thursday, 01 November 2012

Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman

[For this installment of The Umpteen Millionaire Club (which perhaps should be renamed The Umpteen 1% Club for the occasion), The Comics Journal interns Kristen Bisson, Aiden Fitzgerald, Tom Graham, Janice Lee & Anna Pederson put together this series of discussion questions about Barack Hussein Obama by Steven Weissman for use in book clubs. – Ed.]

Summary:

Barack Hussein Obama is a collection of absurdist four-panel gag strips featuring the Head of State, his family and numerous political friends and foes.

Barack Hussein Obama Book Club Questions:

What does this book have to say about Obama’s role as a statesman and/or figurehead?

Is this book making a political statement? If so, what is that statement?

Discuss the significance of characters’ transformations: i.e. head sizes, into birds, into trees.

What effect does showing the characters’ personal lives — even fictionally — have on our view of their political lives?

What picture does the book paint about the future of politics?

How is religion portrayed?

What does the book say about media culture in politics?

 
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