Pro-McCain yard sign shows burning twin towers
David Edwards and Nick Juliano
Published: Wednesday September 17, 2008


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A group of Republican activists is displaying signs in Florida with a provocative image of the burning World Trade Center to argue on behalf of John McCain's presidential campaign.

The yard sign, which was spotted outside a McCain campaign appearance in Jacksonville, displays the message "Keep America Safe! Vote McCain Palin." The signs were produced by the Ronald Reagan Republican Assembly of Central Florida, a chapter of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, which appears to be a conservative activist organization unconnected to the party itself.

MSNBC's Keith Olbermann noted the sign's existence in a segment in which he also condemned a separate group of conservative activists who are purchasing newspaper insert advertisements including DVDs of the right-wing movie "Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West."

Olbermann referred to the DVD as "neocon pornography" and accused the right of using 9/11 as a political tool, a practice he himself has occasionally engaged.

"Remind yourself that when we were attacked the government that let us down was Republican and that their new candidate has a secret plan to capture the guy who masterminded 9/11, but he won't tell anybody about it until we elect him president," Olbermann said to end his Monday night segment.

This video is from MSNBC's Countdown, broadcast September 15, 2008.




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