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'Miss Me Yet?' Billboard Mystery Partly Solved

Who paid for it? We have a partial answer. By Bob Collins/Minnesota Public Radio hide caption

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By Bob Collins/Minnesota Public Radio

Who paid for it? We have a partial answer.

By Bob Collins/Minnesota Public Radio

The "Miss Me Yet?" George W. Bush billboard near Wyoming, Minn., was paid for by "a group of small business owners who feel like Washington is against them," a spokeswoman for the sign company tells our colleague Bob Collins of Minnesota Public Radio.

Thanks to the Drudge Report, the post we put up yesterday about the billboard and the mystery about who paid for it has generated quite a bit of attention. Bob stayed on the story and posts that:

Mary Teske, the general manager of Schubert & Hoey Outdoor Advertising reports, "The Bush Miss Me Yet? billboard was paid for by a group of small business owners who feel like Washington is against them. They wish to remain anonymous. They thought it was a fun way of getting out their message."