‘Achmed’ display prompts protest

By Jason Ferguson

Two people protested Rushmore Automotive last Thursday due to what they claimed was the bigotry of a display outside the shop that the shop owner says is not racist nor bigoted, but rather, anti-terrorist. Another protestor showed up to protest the protestors shortly thereafter.
A skeleton dressed up as a “retired terrorist” and put up outside a local business was boycotted last week by a pair of people who carried signs indicating the display was bigoted. The display is outside Rushmore Automotive, located on Mt. Rushmore Road, where owner Steve Sallee said he first put “Achmed” out as a […]