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New Jersey GOP Club Removes "Obama Loves America like O.J. loved Nicole" Banner From Website

Republican County committeeman Ed Kuck admits responsibility for posting the graphic on official website.
 
 
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After local Democrats “alleged racist campaign tactics,” the Republican Club in Pemberton, NJ removed a banner yesterday from its website that compared Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) to O.J. Simpson. “Obama loves America like O.J. loved Nicole,” the banner read. Though the image has now been removed, Blue Jersey saved a screen shot of the offensive banner:

Ed Kuck, the Republican County committeeman who placed the image on the website, told the Philadelphia Inquirer that he had put it up while adding pictures from a local rally for Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Simpson was effectively found liable in a 1996 civil trial for the death of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson.

Matt Corley is a Research Associate for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress.

 
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