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    Posted October 25, 2012 by
    Wilmette, Illinois
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    CNN celebrates ... Halloween

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    Halloween & Politics Lawn Display


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     SCARYGUYS54 has been decorating his front yard with life-sized political figures for the past 12 years. With the presidential election just six days after Halloween, this year's front yard guests are Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. He also displays some of Chicago's political figures in his front yard as well. He says this year's political debates have given him some great, fun ideas for creative Halloween decorations.
    - Jamescia, CNN iReport producer

    Scary Politics on display for Halloween in Chicago area. Every year this house has life-sized figures in the front yard that scare everybody. This year the theme is election 2012. Barack Obama is seen with his teleprompter separated by a large Casper the ghost "moderator", separated from Mitt Romney. Mitt is holding a 12 inch Big Bird by the neck in his left hand and in his right are "binders of women". Other figures in the yard include Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel holding a dead fish and Ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich holding a huge hairbrush with one handcuff dangling from his hand. Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is seen behind Rahm. The entrance to the yard features actor Clint Eastwood pointing at an empty orange chair. There is also a Chicago Graveyard of disappointment, a active dead Chicago Voter Headstone, and a huge blow up Frankenstein indicating he is an "early voter" along with a sign that says "voted twice today". The are plenty of orange lights and pumpkins too, all ready for trick or treaters next Wednesday for Halloween. Just heard, the election is just six days after Halloween, who would have thought?
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