I did a Google images search on "hope" and Fairey's poster did not come up first. This did. It didn't even come up second. This bullshit did. It didn't even come up third. This treacle did. This dumb thing was fourth. And this insipidity came up fifth. Some lady's hands offering us "hope" written on a piece of paper is sixth. 7-13 are also not Fairey's Obama poster. 14 is a parody of the Obama poster:
I had to go all the way to the 18th hit to get to the Obama poster:
And here's the Wikipedia article on "Hope."
Hope is the state which promotes the desire of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one's life or in the world at large....What a bad idea for a political slogan. Obviously... now.
Obama's name comes up near the top of this article, right next to this diagram:
We're told of some book that examines "Dealers in Hope," including Obama (and Moses) and says that a leader can "Lead Change and Shape Culture" "by creating a hopescape and harnessing the hope system," and if you look again at the diagram, you'll see the "hope diamond" to be made from that lump of coal labeled "adversity." Just get some voice and promises vectors going into your imagination machine.