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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Obama Faces More Threats Than Any Other President-elect In American History

Associated Press-- By EILEEN SULLIVAN , 11.14.08, 09:13 PM EST

Threats against a new president historically spike right after an election, but from Maine to Idaho law enforcement officials are seeing more against Barack Obama than ever before. The Secret Service would not comment or provide the number of cases they are investigating. But since the Nov. 4 election, law enforcement officials have seen more potentially threatening writings, Internet postings and other activity directed at Obama than has been seen with any past president-elect, said officials aware of the situation who spoke on condition of anonymity because the issue of a president's security is so sensitive.

Earlier this week, the Secret Service looked into the case of a sign posted on a tree in Vay, Idaho, with Obama's name and the offer of a "free public hanging." In North Carolina, civil rights officials complained of threatening racist graffiti targeting Obama found in a tunnel near the North Carolina State University campus. Read more here>

A friend has rightly pointed out that Obama also gets MORE LOVE than any other President-elect in American history (not just from Americans but from the rest of the world). Thus, everything about him is 'larger', 'bigger' and 'exceptional'.

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“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”- Franklin D. Roosevelt, elected president in 1932.