Monday, December 29, 2014

Pa. paper apologizes for Obama assassination ad

The Associated Press reports:

Pa. paper apologizes for Obama assassination ad

The Associated Press reports:

WARREN, Pa. — A northwestern Pennsylvania newspaper is apologizing for running a classified
advertisement calling for the assassination of President Barrack Obama.

Publisher John Elchert says the ad appeared Thursday in The Warren Times Observer. It read, “May
Obama follow in the steps of Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley and Kennedy!” The four presidents were all
assassinated.

 Elchert tells The Associated Press that advertising staff didn’t make the historical connection, but
the paper removed the ad Friday and turned the information over to police.

Elchert says the Secret Service is investigating.

A note in Friday’s paper says, “The Times Observer apologizes for the oversight.”

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