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Obama, Hitler billboard ‘not disrespectful,’ Tea Party leader says

Jason Clayworth
Des Moines Register [1]
July 14, 2010


The message of a controversial billboard in Mason City comparing President Obama with Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin probably got lost in its visuals, a co-founder of the Tea Party group that paid for the sign said today.

But he says the underlying message remains: That the country is headed in the wrong direction.

He insists the billboard that links Obama with Nazi or communist tyrants – including one that led to the murder of 6 million Jewish people –  is not disrespectful to President Obama.

“It is not disrespectful to Mr. Obama.  It’s a statement on his policy,” said Bob Johnson, co-founder of the North Iowa Tea Party. “It’s a statement on his policies.”

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