Are you feeling sad that we’re almost at the end of opening a chocolate-filled door on the advent calendar for 2009? If so, hurry out or order online to get your Obama Advent Calendar to count down the days to the inauguration!The Reverend Jeremiah Wright is the Grinch. Oprah Winfrey is the Sugar Plum Fairy. John Edwards is the Red-faced Reindeer. Jesse Jackson is the Nutcracker. John McCain is Scrooge, and Sarah Palin is the Snow Queen.
The brand-new “Obama White House Christmas Advent Calendar” draws on a number of classic holiday tales to lampoon 25 of the outsize characters the American people got to know along Barack Obama’s road to the White House.
The idea for an Obama-themed Advent calendar, with the traditional system of opening a new window on each day of the season leading up to Christmas, came to former Chicago Sun-Times editor, page designer and columnist Chris Whitehead and his creative partners.