Missile Defense Agency Logo Upsets Right: Comparisons To Obama Campaign, Islamic Crescent

The new Missile Defense Agency logo has bombed in certain circles.

Critics say it looks to much like any number of well-known symbols, including the logo for the Iranian space agency:

The new Pepsi logo:

The Islamic star and crescent symbol:

And, perhaps most controversial to some people, the Obama campaign logo:

The similarities have rankled a number of right-wing websites, and generated a lot of buzz with online commenters.

The logo, which first appeared on the Missile Defense Web site in the fall, was designed by TMP Government, a marketing and communications firm that has managed Web site redesigns and logos for numerous government agencies, including and more than a dozen Defense and intelligence-related sites.

So we ask ...