“He made a picture of Bush as a vampire,” Alkhateed said about Fairey. “That’s kind of speaking with two faces.”

Regardless, Alkhateed does agree with the Obama “Hope” artist about “socialism” being the wrong caption for the Joker image. “It really doesn’t make any sense to me at all,” he said. “To accuse him of being a socialist is really… immature. First of all, who said being a socialist is evil?”