August 17, 2014

There's so much wrong with this. Where it's placed, its content, and the attitudes that put it there are the tip of the iceberg.

A billboard depicting part of the male anatomy is sparking controversy on Cleveland's west side.

"It's totally inappropriate," said John Sumlin as he passed by the sign, near Pearl and State Roads, Friday afternoon.

The picture is seen under the words "DOES ANYONE IN CONGRESS HAVE A SET OF THESE." The opposite side of the sign shows an unflattering caricature of President Obama and reads, "IMPEACHMENT NOW."

"Sometimes you've got to put things out there in order to make a point and get people to turn their heads," said Nancy Sysack, who owns the sign. "There's more graphic stuff in the art museum."

The key word in Sysack's claim is "IN" the art museum. But really, who cares about the imagery as much as the message? The sign is in Cleveland, where the majority of residents are black, and where Obama enjoys strong support.

Oh, but it's Democrats playing the impeachment game, right? Sure it is.

[h/t Booman Tribune]

Note: I didn't blur the sign; the station that aired the story did that. If someone has a link to the sign without the blur, I'll put it up but I couldn't find it.

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