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Video billboard presents President Obama as Hitler

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A video billboard at an Indiana shopping plaza is stirring up controversy.  A new political  ad was placed in the cornerstone plaza in Kendallville.

It depicts President Obama with a Hitler-like mustache, and then reads "Impeach Obama."  The sign also features a message seeking to restore the Glass-Steagall Act.  That act was created to give banks more regulation after the great depression.

Fort Wayne news outlets first reported Tuesday it was paid for by former presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche's political action committee.  Drawing a Hitler-style mustache on the president is common among LaRouche's supporters. They often frequented tea party rallies in Washington carrying signs of the president with the mustache.

A telephone message seeking comment was left for Cornerstone Plaza owner Roger Diehm. But Diehm told The News-Sun that any political party can buy space on his sign about 25 miles northwest of Fort Wayne.

Kendallville Mayor SuzAnne Handshoe says the sign was inappropriate.

The Associated Press reports that the billboard has been taken down after a day-long run.

Information from WANE and the Associated Press

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