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PAC Gives Obama Hitler Mustache in LV Protest

Supporters champion Bergen County's Diane Sare for Congress in 2012.

Photos of 2012 Republican presidential candidates wearing clown noses, an Adolf Hitler mustache drawn onto a profile picture of Barack Obama, and brochures about how to create jobs, impeach elected officials and what a LaRouche Democrat was sat on a table outside the on Thursday.

The table, and accompanying information, was manned by Margaret Scialdone and Daniel Burke, two supporters of Diane Sare, a ‘LaRouche Democrat’ running for Congress in New Jersey. 

Sare, according to her website, has been working as a political organizer since the late 1980’s, when she learned about Lyndon LaRouche in Boston.

“We’re more of an insurgency into the Democratic party, than an actual part of it,” said Scialdone. “The Democratic party, since the 1960s, has really just become about sex and cutting budget.”

Passersby honked at the two campaigners and gave a thumbs up, as signs lined Old Farmers Road with the slogans “Stop World War III: Impeach Obama” and “No Bailout – Restore Glass- Steagall.”

When drivers would slow down or enter the post office parking lot, Burke would call to them, “Impeach King Obama. Come over and find out more.”

The two had set up shop, after alerting the , at 9:30 a.m., and would stay until the post office closed on Wednesday.

“People hate Obama,” Scialdone said. “But they’re being brainwashed by the media that they can’t change it. That’s what we’re here for. This isn’t about moving pieces around. We need to completely flip over the chess board.”

Scialdone has been a political organizer since 1984, she said, while Burke is new to the game. He left his full time teaching job in February to dedicate his time to the Sare campaign.

And why the Hitler mustache for the country’s leader?

“Obama is just like Hitler,” Scialdone said. “He’s sending drones into other countries, killing people, including Americans.”

Sare’s supporters don’t discriminate their attacks, however. A photo showing Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich with superimposed clown noses and wigs reads, “Sick of the Clown Show? Don’t be a BOZO! Join LaRouche PAC.”

In fact, Scialdone said the difference between Obama and the previous administration isn’t very big.

“(Dick) Cheney ran the show under (George W.) Bush for those eight years,” Scialdone said. “Bush was an idiot. But Obama is like the son (Cheney) never had.”

While Sare’s campaign for Congress may be flying under the radar–she had to request her way into an upcoming political debate in Teaneck, Burke said–her supporters are certainly drawing attention, as they showed up in

“Response has been pretty good here,” Scialdone said about traffic flow in Long Valley. “No one has been upset with us or bothered by our message. They've been listening.”

For now, the campaign will continue on, and supporters will drop into individual towns to spread the message.

Domino April 19, 2012 at 01:06 PM
While some people may be happy that the circus has come to town, I don't think its arrival is so noteworthy that it needs coverage from the Patch.
Henry Macwhirr April 19, 2012 at 01:59 PM
They have a point.
michael jordan April 19, 2012 at 02:42 PM
OBAMA/BIDEN 2012! let these crazy conservatives do what they want but nobody cares about your opinions on obama. nobody wants to vote for your crazy republican nominees (romney or for that matter any of the gop candidates if they had a chance). go shoot off your guns with ted nugent and go to jail along with him. and by the way dems arent all for sex, they are just okay with ending a life before it starts if it wont be a good one. peace.
Jason Koestenblatt (Editor) April 19, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Thanks for the comment, Domino. Your sentiments are in line with some comments on Long Valley Patch's Facebook page. And as I explained there, the protest was just as newsworthy as, say, an anti-abortion or pro-choice group supporting their beliefs in town. Two people trying to explain their stance–and publicly sway others–on the current political atmosphere in front of our local post office is certainly newsworthy, in our opinion. Again, thanks for the comment!
Domino April 19, 2012 at 05:45 PM
Jason, thanks for your comment. Given Mr. Larouche's conviction and 15 year sentence for defrauding the IRS and deliberately defaulting on 30 million dollars of loans from his supporters (among other things), it is hard to get very excited every time a nutjob comes to town. Nonetheless, some might believe that given some of the W.T.'s republican's fondness for behavior bordering on the bizarre, these folks might fit in just fine.
Richard Black April 19, 2012 at 05:46 PM
Good article! It's nice to see unbiased journalism in these difficult and censorship ridden times
Richard Burden April 19, 2012 at 05:47 PM
Some people are delighted to see such a competent, profound and impassioned display of resistance against the perpetual and omnipresent Roman circus which our world has become. Some people have a heart and are touched by the Sublime. But, evidently, not Domino!
Matt Palumbo April 19, 2012 at 06:05 PM
LaRouche isn't a conservative, he's a registered Democrat. He's also published a book back in the 90's attacking the late free market economist Milton Friedman. In addition to some basic research, you may want to consider reading up on basic spelling, grammer, syntax, and punctuation before voicing your opinion again.
Dante April 19, 2012 at 10:25 PM
Domino - Hey, they burned Joan of Arc at the stake. Meanwhile, Obama declares that he is above the reach of the Supreme Court, the Congress (Libya), and the Constitution as a whole (NDAA).
Dante April 19, 2012 at 10:28 PM
Also, Michael Jordan - Check the article, and the photos. LaRouche and Diane Sare are FDR Democrats. Romney is Obama's sidekick.
Brandt Hardin April 20, 2012 at 01:32 AM
Hitler was just a misunderstood artist. Rejection is the most brutal of human conditions and young Adolf underwent the metamorphosis into the monster of our historical lore by his rejection from art school. See him his happiest and read all about it at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2010/02/happy-little-hitler.html

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