This adventure in photoshop was roundly criticized, so the decision to can it was a no-brainer…

Barack Obama’s communications director said Monday that the presidential seal the campaign unveiled last week at a meeting with Democratic governors won’t be seen again.

“That was a one time thing for a one time event,” Robert Gibbs told CNN. […]

Many wondered whether a seal – with Latin phrasing no less – was the best idea for a candidate fighting for the working class vote and trying to fend off allegations of elitism.

And don’t ever do it again.

Politics No More Faux Presidential Seal For Obama