Terry Jones, who has previously condemned Islam, cited Obama's promotion of "the gay-lesbian agenda" and abortion as incentive for the spectacle. Also burned alongside the Obama effigy was a Clinton counterpart, in response to the former president's support of the Obama administration.
The results of the election were either a fraud or a continuing example of how the American people have been duped," Jones wrote in a press release. "Obama has continued to lie and deceive the American people, to break countless promises, running our country into a debt from which we can only with great difficulty recover."
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