Ripped Obama sign owner strikes back

That's showing those scallywags, professor.

For the past month or so, commuters who travel along 6th Avenue on the west side of the metro area likely saw a giant Obama banner affixed to a fence near the Wadsworth exit. This apparently didn't sit well with at least one person, who shredded the sign about a week ago. But rather than admitting defeat and taking down the banner's remnants, the propertly owner placed two Obama-Biden placards inside the de facto frame along with a homemade poster that reads, "NOTE THE IGNORANT MENTALITY!" Problem is, folks with a truly ignorant mentality probably don't even know what that phrase means. You snooty, book-learned Obama boosters are so elitist. -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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