Skip to comments.Mo. State Fair bans rodeo clown who mocked Obama
Posted on 08/12/2013 4:19:02 PM PDT by Nachum
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri State Fair on Monday imposed a lifetime ban on a rodeo clown whose depiction of President Barack Obama getting charged by a bull was widely criticized by Democratic and Republican officials alike.
The rodeo clown won't be allowed to participate or perform at the fair again. Fair officials say they're also reviewing whether to take any action against the Missouri Rodeo Cowboy Association, the contractor responsible for Saturday's event.
The entertainment during the bull riding contest featured a clown wearing a mask of Obama with an upside down broomstick attached to his backside. Spectators were asked if they wanted to see "Obama run down by a bull." Many in the audience responded enthusiastically.
Numerous Missouri officials denounced the act after video and photos were posted online. Some Democratic Missouri lawmakers suggested Monday that there should be financial consequences for the fair.
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He was doubleplus ungood.
Lions and Tigers and Bears.....Oh my!
Clue #1,182 that you live in a marxist dictatorship:
Any mockery of the Leader results in swift punishment / loss of professional career.
He hasn’t been shot yet?
1st he gets an IRS audit...then shot.
The “clown” needs to get a buck from a million or so of appreciative American fans.
0bummer is going to pay many times over for that phone call he had someone make to Missouri. Couldn't happen to more ungainly weenie.
Wow, some people have way too much time on their hands...and too much money in them.
Can’t mock the Führer.
Soviet Missouri has ruled, apparently.
Fair officials say they're also reviewing whether to take any action against the Missouri Rodeo Cowboy Association
If they have any self respect at all, the Rodeo Cowboys should demand that the rodeo clown be fully reinstated with an apology.
Joe the Plumber treatment.
Now back to punishing the HUGE crimes:
Baseball players who MAYBE injected growth hormone..!
Ever notice how TINY the enemies are, of this Prez..?
Plumbers, rodeo-clowns, former gift-shop clerks, fat guys who’ve been fired 7 times...
Anybody wanna take bets?
Shut it down, assholes! County Fairs are so Mayberry, anyway.
How many people were banned or fired for mocking Bush?
I would boycott that rodeo
The people seemed to like it
this could backfire on them, when they got to hire him back
When this is all over and done with I hope this
clown OWNES the State Fair.
These politicians have used the power of the state
to interfear with someone’s first amendment rights
to political speech.
Whats really amazing is the leftists applauding this guy being banned see no double standard whatsoever. Deluded dwarf tyrants.
Obama mocks us. It’s only fair that we’re allowed the same privilege.
What a thin-skinned lot supporting THE REAL CLOWN.
I am so glad nobody ever mocked Bush or Reagan