The DS Life: Nintendobama

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As a rule, we don't trust any politicians, especially the ones we want to trust, so it's rare that you'll ever see us championing the merits of any particular presidential candidate. Besides, the electioneering scene just isn't something we want to be a part of, like the straight-edge scene or the liking-music-that-no-sensible-person-should-ever-enjoy scene. We're too laid back and cynical to involve ourselves in the passionate debates these conversations often require.

Still, when one gamer goes to the extreme to express his devotion towards his favored statesman by decorating a Nintendo DS Lite with the politician's face, we take notice ...

In case you're wondering how to decorate your own Crimson/Black DS with Illinois senator Barack Obama's gaze, Julius cut out the Shepard Fairey artwork from a Sticker Robot vinyl 4" x 6 sticker. How long will it be before someone carves Hillary Clinton's visage onto the back of a PSP? And can you imagine seeing someone with a John McCain-branded Game Boy Advance?

This article was originally published on Joystiq.