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Fox News’ Tea Parties Show Signs of Anti-Obama Fever

April 16, 2009

From the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank a story about the April 15th Tea Party in Washington, DC. Ostensibly a protest of the President’s budget priorities, the gatherings attracted all manner of anti-Obama sentiment. A sample of the signs held by the protesters:

Among the messages: “The Audacity of the Dope,” “O Crap” and Obama as an acronym for “One Big Awful Mistake America.” Some messages were ugly (“Napolitano — Obama’s Gestapo Queen,” “Hang ‘Em High Traitors,” and a sign held by a young girl saying “Victim of Child Tax Abuse”). Others were funny (“Don’t Talk to Me! I Forgot My Teleprompter”). Certain ones had sinister overtones (“Tax Slavery Sucks,” and “Obama bin Lyin”). Then there was the guy holding a Cabbage Patch doll by its hair with the message: “My kid’s growth stunted by your stimulus.”

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