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Artists Discreetly Support Candidate

photo: Laura Spencer, KCUR
Artist Peregrine Honig, co-owner of birdies

In this political season, there are the perennial yard signs, buttons, and t-shirts. In the bellwether state of Missouri, artists are joining the effort to push the state from red to purple in a unique way: with a line of "Oh, Obama..." underwear.By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, MO – They've sold out of the first two batches, and just released a third. In the process, they're also raising money for their candidate. Michelle Obama reportedly was given her own pair on a recent campaign visit. KCUR's Laura Spencer spoke with Peregrine Honig, co-owner of birdies in the Crossroads Arts District.

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