eBay Removes Glenn Beck's 'Obama in Pee Pee' Art

Even though host said 'urine' was really just beer
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 28, 2012 1:03 PM CST

(Newser) – For some reason, eBay didn't want to sell a piece of "art" by Glenn Beck dubbed "Obama in Pee Pee." Beck debuted the piece—a mason jar holding an Obama figurine submerged in Beck's "urine," which he says is really beer—on his show last night, as a reaction to a piece of actual art depicting a crucified Obama. Beck took that piece as a comparison between Obama and Jesus Christ, and meant his own piece as a reference to "Piss Christ," a famous image of Christ submerged in urine, Mashable reports.

Beck then listed "Obama in Pee Pee" on eBay, saying any proceeds would go to charity. In less than an hour, bidding hit $11,000—but by this morning, it had been removed, with eBay emailing Beck to inform him it does not "allow the sale of bodily waste." Of course, Beck took to Twitter, where the hashtag #ObamainPeePee quickly went viral, with tweets pouring in from both supporters ("Stop censorship!") and opponents ("Why is no one getting this man mental health services?").

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