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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