12.02.2009

Washington Times Runs Anti-Obama "Monkey" Birther Ad

Via Think Progress:

Washington Times Runs Anti-Obama Birther Ad Featuring Racial Undertones

This latest national edition of the Washington Times features a full-page ad that claims that President Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States. The ad was purchased by the anti-Obama website ProtectOurLiberty.org. While the group has placed several birther ads in the Washington Times in recent months, the version that ran this morning contains far more inflammatory imagery — three monkeys, apparently intended to represent the U.S. Congress, courts, and the media:



The website promoted by the ad is run by Charles F. Kerchner, Jr., a plaintiff in a birther lawsuit filed against President Obama in New Jersey.

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UPDATE I:

I think John Aravosis blog post title about this ad sums it all up:
Birthers run ad in cult-run GOP paper, attacking Obama, using monkey

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