GOP Clerk Regrets Distributing ‘Black Hitler’ Letters
October 24, 2008
FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) – Johnson County Clerk Jill Jackson says she’s apologized to two employees for distributing copies of an Internet blog posting referring to Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama as a “young, black Adolf Hitler.”
The employees discovered the printouts when they returned from the Labor Day weekend. Police say surveillance video showed Jackson placing an item on one worker’s desk.
The employees say they voted for Obama in Indiana’s Democratic primary and Jackson is a Republican. …