Cartoon an insult to president

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Rick McKee's editorial cartoon (Augusta Chronicle, June 6) depicting President Obama apologizing for D-Day to a fully uniformed Adolf Hitler, was neither funny, appropriate, informative nor true in any sense.

It was a disgusting display of garbage thrown at the president of the United States by the Augusta Chronicle.

Of course, its intention was to denigrate the president's speech at Cairo where the president did apologize for the quagmire in Iraq orchestrated by George Bush and Dick Cheney. Whatever its intent, it insulted every soldier who fought and the many who died fighting fascism led by Hitler. It belittled the tremendous leadership of Presidents Roosevelt and Truman during and after Word War II.

The editorial board, which approved the cartoon, obviously did not watch, just one day before, the moving ceremony of President Obama and the survivor Elie Wiesel at Buchenwald where 53,000 Jews and thousands of others were killed on direct orders of Hitler. The president denounced forcefully Hitler's killing camps and denounced the revisionists who claim the Holocaust never occurred.

If there is an apology to be made, it should be Rick McKee and the Chronicle begging to apologize to our president and all those who died horribly at the camps and those who fought and died for the victory over the Nazis.

Lowell Greenbaum

Chairperson, Richmond County Democratic Party

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MtnMan
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MtnMan 06/10/09 - 02:22 pm
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.....I am not surprised at

.....I am not surprised at any insults hurled at our President by the wonderful Republcan citizens of Augusta...I don't see any of you "going on" about all the wonderufal things Bush did for this country........serves Augusta right losing Olympic venues because of Augusta's racist attitudes....what a reputation to have!! I know you are all very proud of yourselves.. You Lester Maddox worshippers will never learn!. Do all of you still have you ax handles signed by Lester???

MtnMan
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MtnMan 06/10/09 - 02:23 pm
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.....I am not surprised at

.....I am not surprised at any insults hurled at our President by the wonderful Republcan citizens of Augusta...I don't see any of you "going on" about all the wonderufal things Bush did for this country........serves Augusta right losing Olympic venues because of Augusta's racist attitudes....what a reputation to have!! I know you are all very proud of yourselves.. You Lester Maddox worshippers will never learn!. Do all of you still have you ax handles signed by Lester???

Niko Mahs
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Niko Mahs 06/10/09 - 02:31 pm
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Newt Gingrich is going way to

Newt Gingrich is going way to the right to the Religulous Base. He is going back to God. I doubt the Good Lord even wants Newt anymore. He's a crook who has ethics problems, is thrice divorced and asked for one of them when his wife was in the hospital battling cancer (how nice is that, really Christian big time). And he is last but not least a former whatever who is a fat and scared white guy who makes Obama look better than ever each time that Newt opens his mouth.

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KSL 06/10/09 - 06:33 pm
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Mman, since when is opposing

Mman, since when is opposing a president's policies a racist matter?

IsAnyoneAlwaysRight
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IsAnyoneAlwaysRight 06/13/09 - 07:31 am
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mtnman, you still using

mtnman, you still using racism as your excuse for not working?

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