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Zombie Obama Image Provokes Outrage in Loudoun County
NBC Washington ^ | Nov 1, 2011 | Bob Lewis

Posted on 11/01/2011 7:25:12 AM PDT by NMEwithin

A Halloween-themed graphic featuring a zombie President Barack Obama with a bullet hole in his forehead provoked widespread outrage and the attention of the Secret Service Monday after a local Republican committee in Virginia used it to scare up interest in Halloween parade political activities.

The montage, a banner on a mass email to Loudoun Republicans, mingles seasonal images including a jack-o-lantern, a disfigured U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi and a throng of flesh-hungry zombie Obama supporters.

The posterized image of a rotting, undead Obama with a bleeding, large-caliber hole an inch above his right eye prompted Democrats to cry foul and Virginia's Republican governor to denounce it as “shameful and offensive.”

“This is a disgusting and violent portrayal of the president of the United States,” said Democratic Party of Virginia spokesman Brian Coy.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcwashington.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; zombie
But a vampire, zombie, hitler, et. al images of President Bush are perfectly ok.
1 posted on 11/01/2011 7:25:15 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: NMEwithin

Doesn’t mean we should stoop to their level.

IMO... this was inappropriate.


2 posted on 11/01/2011 7:27:13 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: NMEwithin

What about the two fruits that hung sarah palin last halloween?


3 posted on 11/01/2011 7:27:46 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: NMEwithin

Yep,

Spare me the outrage.........


4 posted on 11/01/2011 7:28:12 AM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: Winstons Julia

I agree with you but the hypocrisy of the Left just never ceases to amaze me.


5 posted on 11/01/2011 7:28:28 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: NMEwithin
Certain that Zombie Obama would do a better job than regular Obama.


6 posted on 11/01/2011 7:29:08 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: NMEwithin

Never stoop to the low antics of the bad guys.

However, this isn’t reality—it’s Halloween antics-—


7 posted on 11/01/2011 7:29:20 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Winstons Julia

Agreed.

We need to stay away from liberal Jared Loughner,Squeaky Fromm, Lee Harvey Oswald,etc,etc. like ethics.


8 posted on 11/01/2011 7:29:45 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Occupy is the DNC's use of children,indigent & infirm to push back TeaParty calls for smaller gov't)
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To: NMEwithin
It makes you wonder who in the party leadership looks at a picture of an obviously dead President Obama with a bloody hole in his head and says, “Yeah, this will be great for our ad! Let's go with it!”. I suppose we should be thankful it wasn't a noose around his neck or we would never hear the end of it...
9 posted on 11/01/2011 7:30:44 AM PDT by apillar
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

As far as I am concerned, that is art better than Picasso.


10 posted on 11/01/2011 7:31:05 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: NMEwithin
Zombie Obama Image Provokes Outrage in Loudoun County

yeah, well, the real Obama image has been provoking outrage all over the country for over two years.

11 posted on 11/01/2011 7:31:36 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

that’s really sick. really, inexcusably, sick.


12 posted on 11/01/2011 7:32:22 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: Winstons Julia
Sure, it was stupid and inappropriate. But, we didn't hear SQUAT out of Republicans or Democrats when President Bush, Vice President Cheney, the Secretary of Defense, etc., etc., were treated to this kind of idiocy, and worse. I'd be surprised to find that conservative Republicans had anything whatsoever to do with this particular demonstration of bad taste; more likely, it's some of the artsy crowd "occupying" our cities and welfare rolls.
13 posted on 11/01/2011 7:34:08 AM PDT by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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To: NMEwithin

Even for Halloween, even for a liberal, and even for Obama, this was tacky. The point is to get rid of that evil, anti-American thug so that he can do no more damage to our country, and that requires voting the drug-addled socialist out of office. Anything that can be overplayed by the media to generate sympathy for their favorite candidate will be used against us. We need to be careful how our message is packaged, regardless of how much we despise this particular communist or communism in general.


14 posted on 11/01/2011 7:35:14 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: July4

I agree. Still, it is incumbent upon is to call this inappropriate and not to engage in it.


15 posted on 11/01/2011 7:35:27 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Certain that Zombie Obama would do a better job than regular Obama.

At least Zombie Obama would be looking for brains...

16 posted on 11/01/2011 7:37:43 AM PDT by kevkrom (This space for rent.)
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To: July4

*us

And I remember as a kid, saying another kid did something wrong before I decided to do it to never flew with my parents...


17 posted on 11/01/2011 7:37:52 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: the invisib1e hand
Hypocrisy, thy name is Liberalism.


18 posted on 11/01/2011 7:38:26 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: NMEwithin

The truth hurts doesn’t it.....


19 posted on 11/01/2011 7:39:35 AM PDT by Amigo04
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To: NMEwithin
Actually, during the Presidential campaign three years ago the same Democrats were hanging Sarah Palin in effigy as a Halloween figure AND they were screaming epithets at her baby.

I don't think Democrats in Loudon County have any moral high-ground here.

20 posted on 11/01/2011 7:42:13 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: the invisib1e hand
that’s really sick. really, inexcusably, sick.

I don't condone the Republican committee sending this out.

Nor do I condone the version that shows a bullet hole in Obama's head.

That said, in non-official communication I rather like this depiction of Obama. He and his minions are zombie followers of a bankrupt philosophy...who are hell bent on destroying any American with a brain.

21 posted on 11/01/2011 7:43:05 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: muawiyah
Yep...but in that case it was Free Speech of course:

(Reuters) - An effigy of U.S. Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin hanging by a noose as part of a Halloween display drew complaints on Monday, but local officials said the homeowner was covered by free speech rights.

22 posted on 11/01/2011 7:44:49 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: Amigo04

The outrage over the supposed hole in his head is overblown. The hole in question is nothing more than a third eye with graphic ocular discharge


23 posted on 11/01/2011 7:46:14 AM PDT by Michigan Bowhunter
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To: mvpel

never seen those. ever. of course, i’ve never been to a rave or slamdanced, either.


24 posted on 11/01/2011 7:47:18 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: the invisib1e hand; PBRSTREETGANG

“that’s really sick. really, inexcusably, sick.”

lol are you serious?!? that graphic has been around for ages. It’s funny as heck. I think it’s a people’s cube image?


25 posted on 11/01/2011 7:48:40 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: NMEwithin

Crap like this is perfectly ok however.
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/graphic-new-vid-obama-activists-use-machine-guns-chainsaws-to-kill-gop-zombies/


26 posted on 11/01/2011 7:48:40 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Tagline typed on a closed keyboard. Do not attempt. Your mileage may vary.)
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To: NMEwithin

Bob Hope & zombies. Video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a6YdNmK77k


27 posted on 11/01/2011 7:50:47 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass
lol are you serious?!?

Yes, quite. But we clearly spring from differing gene pools.

Say, who asked you, anyway?

28 posted on 11/01/2011 7:51:22 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

I have NO problem with it. No offensive image of GWB was ever criticized by the leftist leaders, and he wasn’t even a communist muslim hell-bent on our destruction. FUBO and all who support him...gloves are off.

Poor taste? Absolutely. But this is just another round of PC-ness designed to kill free speech from the right. Nothing will EVER change on their side.


29 posted on 11/01/2011 7:53:07 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

30 posted on 11/01/2011 7:53:07 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

LOL!

Can I say that?


31 posted on 11/01/2011 7:54:50 AM PDT by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: the invisib1e hand

You asked, by posting on a public forum the purpose of which is to chat with others about posted subjects.


32 posted on 11/01/2011 7:56:15 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com/)
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To: the invisib1e hand

But ...but. . . it’s just Arrrrtttt! (Art).

Isn’t it??


33 posted on 11/01/2011 7:56:54 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: NMEwithin
But a vampire, zombie, hitler, et. al images of President Bush are perfectly ok.

Indeed. Bush was also hanged and burned in effigy.

The hypocrisy of the left knows no bounds.

34 posted on 11/01/2011 7:58:15 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: ctdonath2
You asked, by posting on a public forum the purpose of which is to chat with others about posted subjects.

Get a life.

35 posted on 11/01/2011 7:58:34 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: NMEwithin
Zombie Obama Image Provokes Outrage in Loudoun County

Because it's Obama or because it's an insult to zombies?
36 posted on 11/01/2011 8:00:36 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: NMEwithin
Rule #2.


37 posted on 11/01/2011 8:01:26 AM PDT by ItsForTheChildren
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To: Winstons Julia

I’m tired of this “we’re better than them”....

If the democRATS want us to play nice, then they need to play nice too. Else we can hang Barry the Bolshevik in effigy


38 posted on 11/01/2011 8:02:22 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: Ouderkirk

You are certainly free to do so. I won’t be joining you.


39 posted on 11/01/2011 8:03:31 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: muawiyah

whatever advances socialism and gives leftist elitists more power - that is their overarching “moral high-ground”.


40 posted on 11/01/2011 8:06:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: the invisib1e hand
 the invisib1e hand wrote:

that’s really sick. really, inexcusably, sick.

Ever hear of a concept called satire?  Get over it.  And stop lending moral support to the bad guys who try to quell conservative free speech 24/7.

Excuse me now, I have a Quran to go burn....

 

41 posted on 11/01/2011 8:06:30 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch
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To: the invisib1e hand

Why? This thread is about zombies. Having a life is optional in such discussions.


42 posted on 11/01/2011 8:10:56 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com/)
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To: CaptainKrunch
Excuse me now, I have a Quran to go burn....

Aren't they hard to burn when you urinate on them first? And I agree with your assessment of the sanctimonious freepers who claim an image 0 is offensive. Any image of that communist SOS is offensive. This image is no more offensive than any other.

43 posted on 11/01/2011 8:12:45 AM PDT by from occupied ga (your own government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: NMEwithin

Loudoun Bump


44 posted on 11/01/2011 8:14:41 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Gene pools? What are you on about! You’re borderline crazy huh


45 posted on 11/01/2011 8:14:49 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: from occupied ga
In the News/Activism forum, on a thread titled Zombie Obama Image Provokes Outrage in Loudoun County, from occupied ga wrote:
Excuse me now, I have a Quran to go burn....

Aren't they hard to burn when you urinate on them first? And I agree with your assessment of the sanctimonious freepers who claim an image 0 is offensive. Any image of that communist SOS is offensive. This image is no more offensive than any other.

I might make a bumper sticker out of the image and put it on my car.  See how the zombies out their like that.  I don't think the ones I have on their now are doing the job sufficiently.  :-)

 

46 posted on 11/01/2011 8:20:36 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch
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To: NMEwithin
Is the carved-out portion of his skull exposing Obama's brain (which is a charitable gesture on the part of the artist) supposed to be a bullet hole?

NBC is really stretching this. it reminds me of when the Obama as Joker pictures came out. The media called it "racist" because it resembled the "blackface" makeup vaudeville performers like Al Jolson used to wear.

I see nothing wrong with the zombie picture.

47 posted on 11/01/2011 8:52:41 AM PDT by 60Gunner (Eternal vigilance or eternal rest. Make your choice.)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

This image is slightly inaccurate as it depicts Obama as actually having a brain.


48 posted on 11/01/2011 9:19:27 AM PDT by Third Person
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