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Police detain town hall protester carrying ‘Death to Obama’ sign.

By Matt Corley on August 13, 2009 at 4:33 pm

"Police detain town hall protester carrying ‘Death to Obama’ sign."

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The AP reports that the Secret Service “is investigating a man who authorities said held a sign reading ‘Death to Obama’ outside a town hall meeting” held by Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD). yesterday. The protester’s sign also declared, “Death to Michelle and her two stupid kids.” The detention of the unidentified, 51-year-old man by local police comes on the heels of two Democratic members of Congress reporting that they received faxes to their offices featuring pictures of Obama accompanied by the phrase, “Death to All Marxists! Foreign and Domestic!”

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