Presidential analogy

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Nicole Krasnodebski made this amazing analogy between Hamlet and Obama.

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Presidential analogy

  1. 1. President and his Staff<br />In analogy with Shakespeare’s Hamlet<br />By Nicole Krasnodebski <br />
  2. 2. Obama <br />Is Hamlet<br />Is reflective and intellectual<br />Is considered a hero even after Hamlet’s death just as Obama will after his term ends<br />
  3. 3. Joe Biden (vp)<br />Is Guildenstern<br />Loyal friend and is of the same party of Obama, yet sometimes says ridiculous things that gets him in trouble.<br />(On right)<br />
  4. 4. John Beohner<br />Is Rosencrantz<br />Mostly does what ever he pleases in comparison to Guildenstern, who thinks before he acts<br />Guildenstern and Rosencrantz sometimes quarrel (separation of power) but still remain “friends” <br />(on left) <br />
  5. 5. Chief of Staff (Bill Daley)<br />Is Horatio<br />Is Hamlet’s closest friend, as chief of staff is super close to Obama<br />
  6. 6. Senior Advisor(David Plouffe)<br />Is Polonius<br />Covers strategic initiatives, intergovernmental affairs, and advises president, just as Polonius did to Hamlet. However, Hamlet still thinks for himself.<br />
  7. 7. Tea Party in Congress<br />Is Claudius<br />The Tea Party is constantly plotting against Obama’s decisions just as Claudius plotted against Hamlet. <br />

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