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Obama Spokesman on Rodeo Clown: ‘Not One of the Finer Moments’ for Missouri
Mediaite ^ | August 14, 2013 | Noah Rothman

Posted on 08/14/2013 4:23:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A spokesperson for President Barack Obama and the White House has weighed in on the Missouri rodeo clown who ignited a firestorm of controversy when he wore an Obama mask and taunted a bull to attack him. While the president has not offered his thoughts on the controversy, a White House spokesperson who is also a Missouri native said the incident was “certainly not one of the finer moments in our state.”

White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that he could not offer them Obama’s personal thoughts on the rodeo clown. The president is currently vacationing with his family on Martha’s Vineyard. He did, however, express his personal regrets about how the incident reflects negatively on his home state.

The rodeo clown and the organization that hired him have apologized for the incident. The president of the Missouri Rodeo Cowboy Association has resigned and the clown has been “banned for life” from performing at the state fair. A number of state officials have condemned the clown and the NAACP has called for a full investigation into the incident.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: bushhassers; democratscandals; dnctalkingpoints; doublestandard; missouri; obama; rodeoclown
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None dare criticize Dear Leader.
1 posted on 08/14/2013 4:23:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama —— Not one of the finer moments for America


2 posted on 08/14/2013 4:25:19 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
freakin communists/democrats never heard of freedom of speech?
democrats especially in the media have been waging war against Americans and our freedom for decades . how much more will we take?
3 posted on 08/14/2013 4:26:04 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bet they yukked it up when a clown used a Bush mask at a rodeo back in 1994 ....


4 posted on 08/14/2013 4:27:11 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
the incident was “certainly not one of the finer moments in our state.”

One of those rare instances in which I agree with an obamist. Attacking a rodeo clown is embarrassing.

5 posted on 08/14/2013 4:27:13 PM PDT by marron
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tough shi!. I thought it was great and kept up the tradition. Problem is liberals have their shorts pulled up too tight and can’t take it.


6 posted on 08/14/2013 4:27:23 PM PDT by Logical me
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7 posted on 08/14/2013 4:27:29 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: eartick
Obama —— "Not one of the finer moments for America"

Me and about 200,000,000 other people in America kinda differ on that opinion.

8 posted on 08/14/2013 4:28:06 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The pinkos can dish it out but they can’t take it.


9 posted on 08/14/2013 4:28:24 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Democrats are reacting to the rodeo clown like Muslims to a cartoon of Mohammed.


10 posted on 08/14/2013 4:32:44 PM PDT by Eva
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To: BenLurkin

nobama needs ridiculed at every opportunity...every opportunity.


11 posted on 08/14/2013 4:32:51 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: blackdog

Well you might be on the wrong forum then good buddy. Try DU....You might fit in better


12 posted on 08/14/2013 4:33:23 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The rodeo clown has evidently upset the a$$ clown. DOJ will probably file charges on the rodeo clown and clean him out in court.


13 posted on 08/14/2013 4:33:32 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They gave Tuffy the Clown a LIFETIME ban although his rodeo association stands behind him.


14 posted on 08/14/2013 4:33:57 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Obamacare means that the IRS can screw with him (audits, waitlisting for major surgery, death panels...).


15 posted on 08/14/2013 4:34:59 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
the NAACP has called for a full investigation into the incident.

They are now officially irrelevant. Close shop.

16 posted on 08/14/2013 4:35:38 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is why comedians never joke about obama. It is career death for them.


17 posted on 08/14/2013 4:35:49 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: blackdog

Not one of the Filner Moment either Democrats.


18 posted on 08/14/2013 4:36:07 PM PDT by grayeagle
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To: blackdog

I’d say it’s more like 200,000 Americans that agree with that position. Obama has been less than supportive of our nation’s heritage and constitution at every step and in every action; not just as President, but all the way back to his community organizer shakedown days.


19 posted on 08/14/2013 4:36:34 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barack Obama has an opportunity to be classy BIG TIME here by chiding the folks who gave this clown grief and saying he has no grudge, why should they?


20 posted on 08/14/2013 4:36:38 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and mean it. See my page.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A number of state officials have condemned the clown and the NAACP has called for a full investigation into the incident.

ROFL. These hypocritical hrumphing dingleberries will spend years on a nonsensical, politically correct "investigation", yet not a New York minute on whether their messiah is even eligible to vote much less sit in the Oval Office.

Stupid filthy bassturds.

21 posted on 08/14/2013 4:37:17 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Attention Media: Dummy Wearing George H.W. Bush Mask Attacked By Bull at 1994 Rodeo


22 posted on 08/14/2013 4:39:59 PM PDT by South40
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FU Barry Phony Soetoro.


23 posted on 08/14/2013 4:43:10 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: South40

The problem in this land is a big time torpedoing of love.

God is love.

Connection is not rocket science. There is NOT a problem whether God wants to love us. There is a problem whether we want to love God. And God is stretching out the everlasting arms. Will we come to them again? Really we look very stupid here!!!


24 posted on 08/14/2013 4:44:04 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and mean it. See my page.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So the whole state of Missouri is at fault?


25 posted on 08/14/2013 4:46:02 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: VRWC For Truth

I think he has F’d himself quite royally already. Your sentiment is like trying to damn the devil; it’s redundant and thus, foolish. Except that Barack Obama is a man, just as much as son of Adam as we are.


26 posted on 08/14/2013 4:46:10 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and mean it. See my page.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Stockman subsequently tweeted, “If that rodeo clown had sexually assaulted a San Diego city employee Democrats would be defending him” “

I LOVE this guy, Stockman!!!!

http://blogs.rollcall.com/goppers/obama-rodeo-clown-gets-invite-to-perform-from-stockman/


27 posted on 08/14/2013 4:46:45 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Add “Humorless” to the Articles of Impeachment.


28 posted on 08/14/2013 4:47:06 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Where's my pressure cooker backpack wmd ricin laced al qaeda terrorist BASSELOPE?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The real clown is currently on vacation with his family.....


29 posted on 08/14/2013 4:47:33 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: shalom aleichem

If anything they are at fault for not seeking to make peace between both parties. Let in some light for a change.


30 posted on 08/14/2013 4:47:46 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and mean it. See my page.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I haven't been to many rodeos, but my recollection is that the rodeo clown jumps into the ring when the rider comes off the bull to divert the bull's attention away from the rider. In other words, the clown becomes the substitute target in place of the fallen rider. These are great guys.

IMO, it is the liberal and WH response which is off base. They are an embarrassment to the nation.

31 posted on 08/14/2013 4:48:28 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Explain to me the difference between a rodeo clown making fun of a politician and one of SNL or any late night comedian doing he same. Aren’t they all covered under the first amendment ?


32 posted on 08/14/2013 4:48:58 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You really lived up to your name Show Me State Missouri. You really showed me something....spit.


33 posted on 08/14/2013 4:49:30 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ahhh Missouri - you're just a bunch of Wussies!
34 posted on 08/14/2013 4:49:58 PM PDT by eCSMaster (Palin was right (again)!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve heard the clown bit characterized as too much, going too far, being openly disrespectful. Guess what, that works for me. I respect the office of President, but not the clown currently occupying it. He has earned no respect (in fact just the opposite), and he gets absolutely no respect as far as I am concerned. So was it disrespectful? You bet it was, and bravo to the clown!


35 posted on 08/14/2013 4:50:43 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: elpadre

True, they are not even explaining context. Like I said it could even be viewed as sympathetic, “hey look at the angry bulls trying to get at Barack.”

Well I am praying the Lord that even this might be used as an opportunity to let some light into this dark place. God’s already shining. All we have to do is to quit being clouds.


36 posted on 08/14/2013 4:50:46 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Eva
The Democrats are reacting to the rodeo clown like Muslims to a cartoon of Mohammed.

Excellent and TRUE point.

37 posted on 08/14/2013 4:51:40 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama needs about ten million emails saying, “It’s a joke asshole”.


38 posted on 08/14/2013 4:52:00 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA

With ccc to Noah Rothman.


39 posted on 08/14/2013 4:53:34 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Eva; All

Listened to Beck today and he was hitting this perfectly.

The screaming Libs are making out that Obama is Mohammed and if we do not stand up and stop this shit now it will never stop.

This is going too far. When a clown cannot wear a clown mask and say a simple thing and then now have a niggra group wanting to file charges on him. What next.... a bullet to the head when someone says anyting against the ONE????

Like my tagline says. Time for all to look at that “line in the sand” and step over it. This has gone on for too long.


40 posted on 08/14/2013 4:53:56 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One the sure signs you are living in a totalitarian society is when you are no longer allowed to criticize or make fun of the leaders.


41 posted on 08/14/2013 4:54:28 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Charles Henrickson; PJ-Comix

The FUnniest part is that dhimmicrats are calling for Mizzoo to leave the union over this, yet...

When Texans talk about secession, the progressives start singing govenment “uber-alles”.

These folks crack me up. And, when us Texans secede, we WILL win the decision!


42 posted on 08/14/2013 4:55:35 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: eartick

BTTT


43 posted on 08/14/2013 5:10:16 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These filthy scumbag rats are more upset about a Rodeo Clown than what happened in Benghazi!


44 posted on 08/14/2013 5:15:25 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

YOu can’t take a joke.

Poosy.


45 posted on 08/14/2013 5:16:40 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” —Voltaire


46 posted on 08/14/2013 5:19:16 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

He is incapable of being classy. That would take character — and he has none. He’s a small-minded narcissistic banty rooster with a Napoleonic complex.


47 posted on 08/14/2013 5:22:02 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s all a diversion....Benghazi is starting to crack...


48 posted on 08/14/2013 5:24:34 PM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: eartick

“Obama —— Not one of the finer moments for America.”

Exactly! They have the gall to criticize a rodeo clown at a state fair when a real clown is destroying the country in the White Hut!


49 posted on 08/14/2013 5:30:18 PM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Missouri State Fair. Switchboard (out of state) 660.530.5600.
email: mostatefair@mda.mo.gov.


50 posted on 08/14/2013 5:38:02 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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