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Activist Plans Protest Against Anti-Obama Ad in Local Paper

09/27/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Our next guest, Kindra Muntz is a voting rights activist in the Sarasota area who is organizing a protest this afternoon in front of the Sarasota Herald Tribune because of an ad carried in the paper last Sunday. The ad from GING-PAC makes several allegations against President Obama including the claim that if he's re-elected that he'll "Force doctors to assist homosexuals in buyin...

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Voters outraged over anti-Obama lies advertised in Sarasota newspaper listen

09/27/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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More than 50 people lashed out at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Thursday afternoon over a an anti-Obama ad that ran in Sunday’s paper. At a protest in front of the Sarasota paper’s office, the group set out to debunk false claims about the president.

The ad listed 11 things President Obama will “move America to”. PolitiFact researched nine of the statements and found that none of them were true. Among the claims that received Politifact’s lowest rating, Pants on Fire - Obama wo...

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