A billboard in Caldwell, Idaho, compares President Barack Obama to Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Under a picture of Holmes, the text says, "Kills 12 in a movie theater with assault rifle, everyone freaks out." Under Obama's picture, it says, "Kills thousands with foreign policy, wins Nobel Prize." The man who put up the billboard defended he sign and said, "We're not saying that Obama is a lunatic."

In the news: A billboard in Caldwell, Idaho, compares President Barack Obama to Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Under a picture of Holmes, the text says, "Kills 12 in a movie theater with assault rifle, everyone freaks out." Under Obama's picture, it says, "Kills thousands with foreign policy, wins Nobel Prize." The man who put up the billboard defended he sign and said, "We're not saying that Obama is a lunatic."

Happening today: James Holmes, the man accused in the Colorado theater shootings, is expected to be charged today. The defense also is expected to ask the judge to release a package that Holmes allegedly sent to his psychiatrist a week before the shooting spree. 

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