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Remove Obama Protestors: Effective or Not?

The LaRouche PAC movement has been staging sidewalk protests in Milford for several months. The group is promoting Rachel Brown, a LaRouche Democratic candidate on the Fourth Congressional District primary ballot.

For several months, people who support the Lyndon LaRouche candidates have held sidewalk protests in Milford.

They stop cars at lights, hand out leaflets, and carry signs that advocate the impeachment of President Obama. The signs are notable: they feature an altered photo of Obama, giving him an Adolf Hitler-style mustache. The photo is a reference to LaRouche Political Action Committee literature that calls the president a dictator.

The protests have moved from the sidewalk outside thedowntown, to outside the , to the spot chosen by the group members Tuesday: at the busy intersection near the

The LaRouche PAC has a candidate, Rachel Brown, on the Democratic ballot for the Fourth Congressional District, which now includes Milford. She spoke briefly to Milford Selectmen Monday, and is expected to hold a policy forum in Milford on Saturday.

On the Sept. 6 Democratic primary ballot, she faces candidates including Joseph Kennedy III, a grandson of the late Robert F. Kennedy.

Are these sidewalk protests effective? Will Brown gain support in Milford because the campaign is comparing Obama to Hitler? What do you think?

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Robin Gelbwachs July 26, 2012 at 02:26 PM
I don't care if you agree with President Obama or you do not...the office is the highest office in the land and deserves respect. The image of President Obama likening him to Adolph Hitler??? Are you kidding me??? The LaRouche people better take a break to brush up on their World War II history. Personally, I find those comparisons beyond offensive.
Milford Senior Man July 26, 2012 at 02:32 PM
Lyndon LaRouche is a nutcase.
David Nolta July 26, 2012 at 03:09 PM
Nope, not like pie-throwers of any variety. Not "disrespectful", but "deranged".
Milford Senior Man July 26, 2012 at 03:53 PM
Robin, I completely agree.
Joe Kane July 26, 2012 at 04:59 PM
And, by the way..... LaRouche is a nut!! We agree on that!

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