Michelangelo’s David Returns to Italy After Touring the U.S.

This clever, fictional visual spoof — posted by a variety of bloggers such as the Director Blue Blog, the Democratic Underground and British reporter Daniel Hannan (The Telegraph) — aptly portrays the terribly tragic, ever-widening, health-harming effect that certain American food companies have on the waistlines of people living or visiting here.

This satiric photo essay is sad but also funny, isn’t it?

Now, read the brief commentary that goes with this satiric transformation.

“After a two-year loan to the Smithsonian Museum in the United States, Michelangelo’s David has returned to Italy.”

Where did David’s vava-voom appeal go? Well, just look at the fictional sponsors.

“The visit was generously funded by:


 

What a brilliant, but horribly depressing commentary on our epidemic of obesity.

What do you think of this clever commentary? Share your thoughts.

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