Hanging Obama doll angers North Carolina, Hampton Roads residents
Posted on: 4:09 pm, November 4, 2012, by Joe Borlik, updated on: 09:23pm, November 4, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. — A photo depicting a life-size doll that resembles
President Obama hanging from a noose is outraging people in North
Carolina and parts of Hampton Roads.
The photo has been circulating online and has several people concerned.
A Shell company spokesperson says the photo was taken at or near a Shell-branded site in Raleigh, according to WTLV.
Below is the response from Shell after being contacted:
“This is the action of one individual who is not affiliated with
Shell or any of our wholesalers or dealers. Shell does not condone
actions or displays of this nature nor has any Shell station or
wholesaler authorized, condoned, or supported this display at their
Shell branded location.”
Shell says it has notified law enforcement about the photo.