City officials are investigating after anti-Obama paraphernalia was found at a South Florida fire station last week.
According to the New York Daily News, administrators found toilet paper with a photo of President Barack Obama’s face being used at the Pompano Beach Fire Station.
City officials say expressing political views in such a way could be considered offensive or divisive and don’t belong on city property.
Pompano Beach spokesperson Sandra King said, “If you have an opinion, you’re certainly entitled to it. Everyone has their opinion. Put it on your own personal vehicle or your own personal things.”
“But you don’t display it on city property, on city grounds that maybe someone else doesn’t agree with; that’s politically motivated, and it’s inappropriate,” she added.
The administration has launched an investigation. King told the Sun-Sentinel the incident is “being fully investigated as a ‘politically motivated, conduct-unbecoming situation,’ and will continue to be considered accordingly unless the investigation reveals other motivations.”
Last November, a complaint was filed about an anti-Obama bumper sticker found on the outside of a firefighter’s locker. He was ordered to take it down immediately.
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