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Woman arrested for removing Obama-Hitler sign

Friday, October 19, 2012

An 80-year-old Connecticut woman has been charged with larceny and breach of peace after tearing down political signs that included an image of President Barack Obama with an Adolf Hitler-style mustache.

Nancy Lack tells WVIT-TV she was offended by the picture and took down three posters that were being hung last Thursday near the post office on Main Street in Hebron, Conn.

Workers for frequent presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche, who were putting up the signs, called police.

Lack says she knew she would get in trouble. But she says she lived through World War II and was angry that someone would portray the president as a Nazi.

She was released on a promise to appear in court next week.

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