Des Moines Store Needles Secret Service Over Colombian Hookers Scandal

A store in Des Moines put the above sign in their window to mark the President’s arrival in Des Moines, Iowa for the final stop on his campaign. Yahoo News’s Chris Moody reports that Obama campaign advance team members asked them to take the sign down, but as of press time they had refused.

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  1. Dave says:

    I live in Des Moines and have a good friend who works there. It is called Raygun and they screen print ironic shirts.The owner is an Obama supporter, but is a very sarcastic guy.

  2. Anderson says:

    I love living in a country where it’s safe to taunt the ruler’s bodyguards.

  3. Tillman says:

    Anyone asking for that sign to be taken down doesn’t have a sense of humor.