I have this poster — the work of “street artist” Shepard Fairey — taped above my dresser, not because I’m in love with Barack, but because I like how it looks. Also, I got it for free (thanks, Ev!):
And it turns out some other people (who, unlike me, know stuff about design) like it, too — the whole series won the Brit Insurance Design of the Year award. Kitsch Americana validated!