Iowa Tea Party Billboard Compares Obama to Hitler

This isn't the kindler, gentler Tea Party we had in mind.


The Iowa Tea Party has put up a billboard comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin. The billboard is drawing criticism, even from fellow Tea Party members. The North Iowa Tea Party began displaying the billboard in downtown Mason City last week. The sign shows large photographs of Obama, Nazi leader Hitler and communist leader Lenin beneath the labels "Democrat Socialism," "National Socialism" and "Marxist Socialism." Beneath the photos is the phrase, "Radical leaders prey on the fearful & naive." Last week President Obama was a soft, weak leader who makes decisions like a "woman." This week he's a murderous dictator. Which is it?

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