On Wednesday, crowds gathered at the corner of Calhoun and Coralie streets, looking at several signs depicting President Barack Obama as either a dunce, a puppet or a crying baby in a diaper.Anyone who has read Recliner Commentaries for very long, knows that I think President Obama is one of the worst Presidents of all time, and yet, I think this billboard is despicable.
We can disagree with our President. We can attack his policies. We can point out his inconsistencies, flaws and even lies. But to depict him as a crying baby in a diaper crosses the line. It not only disrespects the office of the Presidency but it reflects poorly on "we the people."
We can strongly disagree and advocate for our position without personally insulting and demeaning the man. I think Republicans should strongly denounce this disgusting and hateful ad campaign.