Artist Shepard Fairey with his portrait of President Obama before it was installed at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington on Jan. 17, 2009. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
The artist whose poster of Barack Obama became a rallying image during the hope-and-change election of 2008 says he understands why so many people have lost faith.
In an exclusive interview with National Journal on Thursday, Shepard Fairey expressed his disappointment with the president -- a malaise that seems representative of many Democrats who had great expectations for Obama.
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