In 2016 President Trump won South Dakota with 61% of the vote. Hillary got just 31% of the vote. It is a conservative state and this past weekend they hosted a parade with Crooked Hillary and Barack Obama locked up in cages.
The creator of the float said he feels like Clinton and Obama should be charged for their crimes.
Of course there has been liberal backlash and controversy surrounding the parade using the float.
“It’s just a wonderful time to get together and come back home,” said Vikki Day, the Mayor of Highmore.
But one parade float did get people talking.
“I had to think about it with the mask of Obama, coming out as racist,” said Jeff Damer, the creator of the controversial float.
The float portrays former President Barack Obama in a cage with Hillary Clinton, while current President Donald Trump stands on the outside.
“I just wanted to put it out there, it was just my view that I feel that they should be charged, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton,” said Damer.
Damer’s float has stirred up a lot of talk on social media. Highmore Mayor Vikki Day says city officials have received a lot of messages from people who think she shouldn’t have allowed the float.
“My stance, and the city’s stance is that every person has a right to the first amendment, to express his or her speech, and the expressions of it, we do not regulate that,” said Day.KSFY