WWE Issues Statement About Barack Obama on PPV Poster

Nick Paglino

WWE has issued the following statement concerning the appearance of a cartoon likeness of President Barack Obama on the PPV poster for WWE’s "Capitol Punishment" PPV:

"About Capitol Punishment artwork

The cartoonist artwork portraying President Obama as a referee is intended to publicize WWE’s (World Wrestling Entertainment) pay-per-view event known as Capitol Punishment, which emanates from our Nation’s Capital on Sunday, June 19."

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