WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A billboard showing President Barack Obama wearing a turban has sparked a lot of attention at the suburban Denver used car dealership that put it up.Now we have a freshly painted billboad out in Wheat Ridge Colorado connecting Barack Obama to being a Muslim terrorist, sanctioned by an auto dealership. Yes, a car dealership. Apparently this guy wishes the whole "Cash For Clunkers" program was still around and he's upset. But hey, this isn't about race; it's about policy, right? Oh well, I guess they're right, this is America and you're free to do as you please.
The sign, completed Friday by artist David Lee, shows a grinning, cartoonish Obama and bears the words "PRESIDENT or JIHAD?"
Underneath the president's image is a big yellow square with the phrase, "BIRTH CERTIFICATE, PROVE IT!"
The words "WAKE UP AMERICA! REMEMBER FT. HOOD" appear at the bottom of the billboard at Wolf Interstate Leasing and Sales, about seven miles west of Denver. The sign is visible from Interstate 70.
Lee said there were plenty of honks as he painted it. "One lady came by and gave me the 'shame, shame' look," said Lee, of Arvada, another suburb of Denver.
Dealership owner Phil Wolf was unavailable for comment Friday, but General Manager Wayne Means said the business has seen strong opinions about its sign.
"We've had people come by and say, 'Keep it up.' We've had people come by and say, 'Take it down,'" Means said. "We can have differences of opinion. This is America." (Source: Associated Press
MoveOn.org currently has a petition up and running in an attempt to boycott the dealership who has four locations in Colorado. You may not have any plans of buying a car from these folks in Colorado. But this is America, and you're free to click the link below and sign the petition; that's if you see the racism that is.