Bag’s Take-Away:

I have to admit, the aesthetics of this photo got me. And though I know it’s just one photo of kids at one high school in Colorado (with probably a fairly large Latino population) during an Obama photo-op, it strikes me how brown America has become and how a (hopefully) dwindling portion of our electorate refuses to accept this.


(photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images caption: Supporters reach out to shake hands with US President Barack Obama as he arrives to speak on his proposed American Jobs Act September 27, 2011 at Abraham Lincoln High School in Denver, Colorado.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

I have to admit, the aesthetics of this photo got me. And though I know it’s just one photo of kids at one high school in Colorado (with probably a fairly large Latino population) during an Obama photo-op, it strikes me how brown America has become and how a (hopefully) dwindling portion of our electorate refuses to accept this.

(photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images caption: Supporters reach out to shake hands with US President Barack Obama as he arrives to speak on his proposed American Jobs Act September 27, 2011 at Abraham Lincoln High School in Denver, Colorado.)

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Topping LIFE.com’s 2011 list of Best Photo Blogs, follow us at: BagNewsNotes; BAG Twitter; BAG Facebook; Bag by Email.

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