Busted: Man gives racist Obama monkey to child

By David Edwards
Monday, October 13, 2008 8:10 EDT
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A man brought a stuffed monkey doll wearing an Obama sticker to a Palin campaign event in Johnstown, Pa. Realizing he was caught on camera, he passed it off to a child he didn’t know.

This video is from CBSNews.com, broadcast October 12, 2008.

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A YouTube video shows the same man outside the Sarah Palin campaign rally proudly displaying the monkey doll with an Obama sign. The supporter says the money is “Hussein Jr.”

The YouTube caption reads:

“Palin supporter displays racist Obama Monkey and flaunts it outside of Palin rally in Johnstown , Pennsylvania. October 11, 2008. ”

This video is from YouTube, broadcast October 11, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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