(KSHB) In front of a Saturday night crowd in the thousands, a rodeo clown donned a mask of the president's face and began what some have called an outrageous performance. Complete with jokes about the president being run down by a bull and another clown flapping the lips on the mask.
Captured on a cell phone camera, the incident went viral in no time, migrating from social media to the national media by Monday morning.
In an afternoon news conference, the fair's top official, Fair Director Mark Wolfe, apologized and said the rodeo clown would be permanently banned from working the fair. He said the performance didn't reflect the fair's -- or the state's -- values.
"I think if someone was sitting in the stands and cheered for that they ought to be embarrassed too," Wolfe said.
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