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WATCH: Mo. State Fair's Obama Clown Stirs Up Brouhaha

 
WATCH: Mo. State Fair's Obama Clown Stirs Up Brouhaha
Posted Monday, August 12th 2013 @ 8am  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Missouri State Fair is facing backlash over a rodeo clown modeled after President Obama, theKansas City Star reports. The clown, clad in an Obama mask, appeared during a bull riding event; the announcer repeatedly asked the crowd whether "anyone would like to see Obama run down by a bull," according to Show Me Progress, which says the audience was whipped "into a lather." Another clown reportedly played with the lips of the Obama mask, and the clown eventually had to jump aside to avoid a bull. "I felt like I was at a Klan rally," said one fair visitor, per the Raw Story.

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