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
You will not mock Dear Leader!!!
Kanye West says “George Bush doesn’t like black people” and his career skyrockets. America’s double standard never ceases to amaze/amuse.
First you could not make fun of Allah. Now we have added The Won. Who is next?
A Nixon mask, a Reagan mask, or a GW mask and we never would have heard the story . In fact if we did it would have been in jest an great fun.
Dig a hole GOP and jump the hell in.
For crying out loud! Bet they didn’t pull that sort of censorship when Bush was president, or Reagan, or pick-a-Republican.
Just when things were looking up... LOL
Happened on Saturday, banned for life on Monday. Big Brother moves quickly, doesn’t he? ;)
Hey President Putin, I double dog dare you to dress up like an Obama Clown.
Oh, I'm sure he'll find plenty of work in Texas, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Oklahoma...anywhere bull-riding is sold.
Yep, late-night comedians can broadcast “Snipers Wanted” on photos of Bush, or film Bush assassination-fantasy movies and have it be called art; or, hang Palin in effegy, or stand-up comics make jokes about gang-raping Palin, or tweet that she needs to be assassinated...
But the very MOMENT that Obama, the Messiah, gets mocked, and it’s time to bring out the guillotine.
This ban is outrageous political correctness.
The fans need to protest.
This is stupid.
Bet you a dollar to a dog turd they don’t have the guts to go after the Cowboys Association. Hey you idiots, he’s a CLOWN, they make fun of people...get it. I think the clown should sue them. Lost his job and future works.
I agree with the ruling. Clowns were mocked by wearing Obama’s face.
“The clown needs to get a buck from a million or so of appreciative American fans.”
bull’s eye performance by one of the great rodeo clowns. The extreme over reaction by blatant hypocrits should bring this rodeo to an abrupt halt. Cowboys are not pansies.
This is no longer the United States of America.
I mean, this response (lifetime ban) was imposed on everyone who mocked GWB with a mask, right? Oh, wait.......
“If Obama’s skin were any thinner, he’d have a reservoir tip” Dennis Miller.
I didn’t know Finestein had made it to the cover of
Any way, now it’s up to us freepers to put the Obama
mask on all kinds of characters.
I’m gonna have to get one of those masks to wear to
Tea party get togethers.....and an a broom.
At least before they outlaw them.
The government used to work for us, now they own us.
All the horses at the rodeo should have an Obama sticker on their rear ends. Then when someone asks why, the cowboy just says, “ Because only a horse’s ass would have an Obama sticker.”
Tell them how you feel!
Were that George W. Bush they would be applauding.
There were plenty of Clinton masks too.
I bet obama has already targeted the guy for a drone strike.
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