Obama has “same goals” as al-Qaida

Conservative radio host Neal Boortz takes sore losing to a new level, equating the president with Muslim terrorists

Topics: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Radio, Election 2012, Sore losers,

Obama has "same goals" as al-Qaida

We’ve been cataloging the sorest of the sore losers on the right after Barack Obama’s reelection, and now add to that nationally syndicated conservative talk radio host Neal Boortz, who is retiring next year to be replaced by failed GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain. On Twitter this morning, Boortz equated Obama with al-Qaida.

In follow-up Tweets, he defended the assertion:

*An earlier version of this post erroneously stated that Boortz had deleted some of the tweets. He tweeted us to inform, “I have deleted NONE of my Tweets.” Indeed they remain on his account and he is apparently standing by them.

Alex Seitz-Wald

Alex Seitz-Wald is Salon's political reporter. Email him at aseitz-wald@salon.com, and follow him on Twitter @aseitzwald.

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