March 1st, 2012

Ad in Clarendon Metro station raises eyebrows

By Dana Hedgpeth
Washington Post

Metro will not pull down a political ad that has caught the attention of some riders and lawmakers at the Clarendon rail stop, transit officials said.

The ad reads “Barack Obama wants politicians and bureaucrats to control America’s entire medical system. Go to hell Barack.” It says to watch the movie “Sick & Sicker to see where ObamaCare will take us.”

Metro chief spokesman Dan Stessel said the agency has “no plans of pulling the ad down.” He said the agency “can not decline ads based on political content.”

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