celebrate Bin Laden's death
By Mark Duell
Last updated at 8:52 PM on 12th May 2011
Gone are the days when children might ask for Superman, Buzz Lightyear or Darth Vader as a Christmas present. Now those toys have to contest with the ‘Rambama’.
A new action figure of President Barack Obama as a Navy SEAL has been released by a company in Oxford, Connecticut, to celebrate the death of Osama Bin Laden.
Emil Vicale’s firm Hero Builders has made the ‘Rambama’ SEAL Team 6 action figure of a muscular President armed with an M1-A4 gun in honour of the news.
The $34.95 Rambo-style action figure of the 44th President already seems to have been a hit, as the Hero Builders website crashed for periods on Thursday.
‘What is so odd is that we made an action figure of him before he even became President, after he gave his speech in Chicago (in 2004),’ Mr Vicale told NewsFeed.
‘It never resonated with the public, so we think this is the one,’ he said. ‘It's topical and political. He was the man in charge when we got Osama.’