By Brad Friedman on 11/5/2009, 4:08pm PT  

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) called in the tea baggers to the Capitol in D.C. today for an "emergency house call" (that's great video!) in hopes of killing health care reform legislation. She was joined by dozens of fellow wingnut lawmakers who spoke to the disinformed crowd, promising "not a single Republican vote" for the bill before things turned strange later on.

There, in the crowd as the lawmakers spoke, among the baggers, was the following sign which, as Richard Blair notes, "not one of them denounced"...

Here's the close-up view...reading "National Socialist Health Care - Dachau, Germany 1945"...

I'm happy to report I saw no signs as offensive as that out here in Los Angeles, when we recently went out to interview tea baggers at the kick-off of their new "Tea Party Express II: Countdown to Judgment Day" national tour. No doubt it was just an oversight on their part.

UPDATE 11/6/09: A Republican congressman has finally condemned the Dachau banner from the Tea Bagger Rally. He also happens to be the only Jewish Republican in Congress. Details...