Billboard Links Obama to Jihad

Colo. car dealership wants this opinion heard
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 20, 2009 8:42 PM CST
The controversial billboard in Wheat Ridge, Colo.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – A billboard showing President Obama wearing a turban has sparked a lot of attention at the suburban Denver car dealership that put it up. The sign shows a cartoonish Obama and bears the words "PRESIDENT or JIHAD?" Underneath Obama's image is the phrase, "BIRTH CERTIFICATE, PROVE IT!" The words "WAKE UP AMERICA! REMEMBER FT. HOOD" appear at the bottom of the billboard.

"One lady came by and gave me the 'shame, shame' look," said artist David Lee, who completed the billboard today. "We've had people come by and say, 'Keep it up.' We've had people come by and say, 'Take it down,'" says a dealership exec. "We can have differences of opinion. This is America."