President Obama http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Rodeo Apologizes For Incident Involving Clown In Obama Mask http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-rodeo-apologizes-incident-involving-clown-obama-mask <p><em>Updated at 5:31 p.m. with additional comments from Al Watkins, attorney for Mo. Rodeo Cowboy Assoc. Pres. Mark Ficken.</em></p><p><em>Updated at 3:20 p.m. with comments from Gov. Jay Nixon. Jacob McCleland contributed reporting from Cape Girardeau.</em></p><p><em>Updated at 2:50 p.m. with actions taken against the rodeo clown.</em></p><p>The Missouri State Fair has permanently banned a rodeo clown whose imitation of President Barack Obama has been widely criticized as disrespectful.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:32:40 +0000 The Associated Press, Rachel Lippmann, Marshall Griffin & KRCU 29016 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Rodeo Apologizes For Incident Involving Clown In Obama Mask