It’s getting ugly in flyover land. — PID
(NBC11NEWS) — /SNIP/ The sign’s artist says it’s meant to convey a message. It showed President Obama as a terrorist, gangster, Mexican bandito and a homosexual. “It’s got a lot of symbolism in it, in that all of those characters are issues being mishandled by presidency,” says creator of the sign, artist Paul Snover.
Some consider the work political satire. “Lighten up people. Have a sense of humor,” says Brueggeman.
“We had cartoons of George W. Bush with gorillas,” says Jamie Lee Smith, who is angered that the sign was taken down.