Originally published on Thu August 15, 2013 7:09 pm
Sedalia was swarming with politicians Thursday, as office holders from both parties descended on the Missouri State Fair.
Nearly a thousand people, politicians and citizens alike, dined on country ham, eggs and peaches at the Governor's Ham Breakfast. Governor Jay Nixon began his annual speech by condemning the incident in which a rodeo clown wore a President Obama mask this weekend.
Missouri State Fair director Mark Wolfe says the rodeo clown responsible for the controversial act over the weekend has been banned from the fair. The clown had donned a mask of President Obama and asked spectators if they wanted to see "Obama run down by a bull."
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."