Herobuilders.com, a website that creates political action figures, has just released the Obamakinz, a plushy doll made in the likeness of presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Company president Emil Vicale got the idea when the Democratic candidate referred to his supporters as Obamakins during a speech.
He explains, I thought it was cute and funny as hell. Webkinz [kids toys] were becoming popular also, so I thought we should make Obamakinz that look like them.
Vicale says the plushies are for people who would like to cuddle with Obama, though he believes it could never compare to snuggling the real thing.
And if Obama makes it to the White House, Vicale already has plans to expand the collection.
He says, Well do Malibu Obama. We can give him some nice Bermuda shorts.
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