Obama Pic Sparks Controversy At Air Force Base

The head of the Colorado Springs NAACP is crying foul after a picture of President Barack Obama was removed from a sign at the Peterson Air Force Base commissary.

The picture accompanied a sign near the entrance saying the government-run military grocery store would be closed on Presidents Day.

The Defense Commissary Agency, which oversees the store, says employees took it down after customers complained that the holiday is about presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, not Obama.

Rosemary Harris, president of the Colorado Springs branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, says the commissary's decision "bodes poorly for the progress that we hoped we would see in this country."

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