Obama effigy hangs from Duluth billboard [PHOTO]
Duluth voters caught an eyeful of this on their way to the polls today.
For the third time in recent weeks, an Obama hater has chosen an especially hateful way to express their opposition to the president, as a Barack effigy was found hanging from a Duluth billboard earlier today.
Here's the full image:
As the Duluth News Tribune's Brandon Stahl explains, law enforcement apparently thought the visual of a Obama doll hanging from a noose was funny:
Police say the effigy has been removed. However, the person who took the photo said two officers laughed at the effigy before taking it down
-- Brandon Stahl (@b_stahl) November 6, 2012
In the Upper Midwest, it seems nooses have become the unofficial symbol of the racist anybody-but-Obama segment of the population.
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