obama mask http://kbia.org en What the Washington Post got wrong about the Obama rodeo clown and racism http://kbia.org/post/what-washington-post-got-wrong-about-obama-rodeo-clown-and-racism <p>Thursday in the KBIA newsroom we had what I consider a valuable discussion. And it came out of a notoriously stupid act at the Missouri State Fair this week.</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:58:16 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 38958 at http://kbia.org What the Washington Post got wrong about the Obama rodeo clown and racism Politicians Descend On Sedalia For Mo. State Fair http://kbia.org/post/politicians-descend-sedalia-mo-state-fair <div style="margin: 0px;"><p>Sedalia was swarming with politicians Thursday, as office holders from both parties descended on the Missouri State Fair.<p>Nearly a thousand people, politicians and citizens alike, dined on country ham, eggs and peaches at the Governor's Ham Breakfast.&#160; Governor Jay Nixon began his annual speech by condemning the incident in which a rodeo clown wore a President Obama mask this weekend.<p>"What has always united us is (that) no matter what part of the state you're from, or who you voted for, we treat people with respect," Nixon told the applauding crowd.<p>Aft Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:27:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 38910 at http://kbia.org Politicians Descend On Sedalia For Mo. State Fair Obama rodeo clown fallout: "idiot" banned from fair, Boonville looking at Superintendent's role http://kbia.org/post/obama-rodeo-clown-fallout-idiot-banned-fair-boonville-looking-superintendents-role <p><em>Updated 10:28am, 12:56pm</em></p><p>Missouri State Fair director Mark Wolfe says the rodeo clown responsible for the controversial act over the weekend has been banned from the fair.&nbsp; The clown had donned a mask of President Obama and asked spectators if they wanted to see "Obama run down by a bull."</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:40:22 +0000 Ryan Famuliner, Associated Press & Scott Pham 38742 at http://kbia.org Obama rodeo clown fallout: "idiot" banned from fair, Boonville looking at Superintendent's role Rodeo clown at Missouri State Fair wore Obama mask http://kbia.org/post/rodeo-clown-missouri-state-fair-wore-obama-mask <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em>This story is updating</em></p><p>People and politicians are speaking out against an incident at the the Missouri State Fair on Saturday. A clown wearing a President Barack Obama mask appeared at a rodeo this weekend, and the announcer asked spectators if they wanted to see "Obama run down by a bull."</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:37:34 +0000 Scott Pham 38672 at http://kbia.org Rodeo clown at Missouri State Fair wore Obama mask