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Sarah Palin Effigy Hangs in West Hollywood
How's this for bad taste? If you are not a fan of Sarah Palin, we recommend ignoring her existence entirely. Not only is this lame attempt at a joke in poor taste -- and not only in light of reported Obama effigies (most recently at a Christian university in Oregon) -- but acknowledging Palin in such an extreme way (or any way) only gives her more credibility / recognition. As it is there will be no shortage of Sarah Palin drag queens at this week's Halloween Parade. Ugh... Watch the video news report from last night's CBS2 news:
"I know if we had done it with Barack Obama, people would've probably thrown things through our windows," [creator of the display Chad Michael] Morrisette said. "The image of a hanged black man is a lot more intense than the image of a hanged white woman -- for our country -- in the history of our country." [...] "It should be seen as art and it should be seen within the month of October. It is Halloween. It's time to be scary. It's time to be spooky,"