Obama Bumper Sticker Leads to Road Rage Outburst

Driver hit with felony charge after incident in moving traffic
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Suggested by daratheresa
Posted Mar 26, 2010 4:18 PM CDT
A woman holds her ticket and a bumper sticker as she listens to Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speak during a town hall meeting, Tuesday, July 10, 2007, in Des Moines,...   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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(Newser) – A Tennessee man and his 10-year-old daughter who were in a car with an Obama bumper sticker are grateful for their safety after another motorist allegedly rammed them in traffic. Mark Duren was driving when he noticed Harry Weisiger behind him, pointing to the bumper and flipping him off. Duren tried to drive away but found Weisiger at his back: "I looked in the rear view mirror again, and this same SUV was speeding, flying up behind me, bumped me."

The anti-Obama driver rammed Duren's car, then kept pushing, moving the car toward the sidewalk. Duren, his daughter, and Weisiger were not injured, but Weisiger has been charged with felony reckless endangerment, WKRN reports.

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