On the heels of the Hudak “Who Dat” scandal:
The campaign of Republican Charles D. Baker, under pressure from the Democratic Party, has abruptly deleted an online photo of a supporter wearing a T-shirt that compares President Obama to Hitler.
Governor Deval L. Patrick’s campaign aides jumped on the issue earlier this morning, asserting that the presence of the photo of the woman wearing the T-shirt — which has pictures of Obama and Hitler and a swastika — is further indication that Baker is courting his party’s fringe elements. The wording on the shirt says: ”HITLER gave good speeches and had his own symbol too.” Next to Obama’s photo is the president’s campaign logo.
Baker campaign spokesman Rick Gorka said the campaign quickly removed the photo after contacted by the Globe. He noted that it was one of 1,200 up on the campaign’s Flickr page. He said that it ”clearly doesn’t reflect the views of the campaign.”