Supporter outside McCain rally chants 'bomb Obama'
A demonstrator outside a McCain rally in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on Monday could be hearing from the Secret Service after his statements were filmed by Keystone Progress Blog.
"Bomb Obama!" he said repeatedly. "Get rid of him," he told the cameraman. "I've had a number of people in the...when he gets in the White House...(mimicks the sound of a gun firing)." The exchange was reported to Pottsville police and the Secret Service. Pottsville Police Captain Richard Wojciechowsky reportedly said it "did not sound serious."
"I'd never vote for a black man," said a Democratic McCain supporter. "[I don't] want to sound racist here," said another participant, "but I do not want a black man running my country."
"Catholics must not vote for Obama," a protest sign read. "They will be ex-communicated from the Catholic Church."
Various rally participants, while waiting to greet Senator McCain's "Straight Talk Express" tour bus, called Senator Obama a communist, claimed his stances and connections were "un-American," and one said that Obama was born in Kenya. (He was actually born in Hawaii.) One referred to him as "President Hussein."
The following video appears courtesy of KeystoneProgress.org, posted on October 28, 2008:
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