Just a little ammunition for the folks who are feigning outrage over a couple of anti-Obama posters at last week’s Washington rally and other events….
Just for the record, the sign said “Bury OBAMACARE with Kennedy.” NOT “Bury Barack Obama” as leftie pundits and a former President who should have retired to his peanut farm a long time ago have claimed…
Funny how the mainstream media never had any outrage to spare for disgusting attacks and even calls for the murder of a Republican President….but slap a Hitler mustache on Obama’s face and suddenly the world is ending. Funny how the left thought it was FUNNY when the face behind the Hitler mustache belonged to George W Bush….
It’s also funny how dissent is NO LONGER patriotic, like it was when Bush was in office….kind of like “dissent is good if it’s OUR dissent, but horrible if it’s THEIR dissent.”
And for those who say to you “So why didn’t you protest BUSH?” as if that somehow casts doubt on your sincerity now, ask them why THEY didn’t get their undies all in a bunch over calls for Bush’s murder? DBR))
New York City Anti-War March 3/20/04
Washington Rally/March 4/12/03
NYC Bush Protest 6/23/03
NYC Anti-War March 3/22/03
RNC Protest 8.29.04 NYC
A protester with a sign saying “Kill Bush” and advocating that the White House be bombed, at the March 18, 2007 anti-war rally in San Francisco.
“Save Mother Earth, Kill Bush” says this sign from a November 20, 2003 protest
“Bush is the disease, Death is the cure,” says this protester at an anti-war rally in San Francisco.
“Death to…Bush” at the October 27, 2007 anti-war rally in San Francisco.
Bush being beheaded by a guillotine, at an Obama campaign rally, Denver, October 26, 2008.
An effigy of Bush being killed, at the April 10, 2004 anti-war rally in San Francisco. ((Did Nancy Pelosi condemn this “Hitlerization” of a president in her own back yard?))
Bush being burned in effigy, at a November 3, 2004 post-election anti-Bush rally in San Francisco. ((Wonder if Queen Nancy was there?))
A recommendation that Bush should hang, from an October 27, 2007 protest in Los Angeles.
“I’m here to kill Bush (shoot me)” reads this protest sign (location unknown).
“Bush — the only dope worth shooting,” at the March 15, 2008 anti-war rally in Los Angeles.
A sign showing Bush being shot in the head, at the March 15, 2008 anti-war rally in Los Angeles.
“Death to…Bush” at the March 18, 2007 anti-war rally in San Francisco. ((And where was Nancy Pelosi’s outrage?))
A protester with a sign showing Bush being beheaded.
Protesters call for Bush to be beheaded with a guillotine, at a protest against Bush’s second inauguration, January 20, 2005, in New York.
There are literally hundreds of videos currently viewable on YouTube of Bush being burned in effigy. I’ve posted a screenshot of one above, but rather than clog up this post with several embedded YouTube videos (which slows down the page loading), I’ll simply post links to several of the videos here:
Bush getting burned
bush you liar we’ll set your # on fire
Burning George Bush
George W Bush burns in effigy (Washington DC)
And for a little variety: Bush getting smashed
This sign from a protest in Chicago says “Lee Harvey, where are you?” at the bottom, referring to JFK’s assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.
The anti-Israel conspiracy site nogw.com hosts this pdf file which describes a mock trial and execution of George Bush for a bizarre litany of purported crimes; included in the document is this image of Bush being hanged at the trial.
On August 4, 2000, when Bush won the Republican nomination (but before he was president), Craig Kilborn on CBS’s The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn ran a graphic of the words “SNIPERS WANTED” under George Bush as he gave his acceptance speech. Although CBS belatedly apologized five days later, Kilborn was never investigated, questioned or punished, and continued to host the show for four more years.
Look at the two pictures above. Which do you find more offensive? Which is more obviously a threat to kill or disrespect a president?
For a while, CafePress allowed violent anti-Bush paraphernalia (such as this “Kill Bush” shirt) to be sold by users on its site, but after they were publicized by the Drudge Report, they were pulled offline; though, as far as I can tell, the designers were never investigated by the Secret Service.
(Source: Lifelike Pundits.)
Yet another “Wanted” sign for Bush, from a rally in Los Angeles.
Prototypical Bush “Wanted” poster at a protest, with a bonus Hitler mustache.
A different “Wanted: Dead or Alive” poster from a supposed humor site.
This wall-art poster reads “The World Needs More People Like You: Kill Bush.” Location unknown.
“Vote [Nazi] Republican”
“Bush is more evil than Bin Laden”
Ros Prynn is a NewsBlaze investigative reporter and editor, who writes on a range of topics. Contact her by writing to NewsBlaze.
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