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National Association Against Clown Politics

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by Brian in Oregon, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. Brian in Oregon

    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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    NAACP ripped for demanding federal probe of rodeo clown dressed as Obama

    By Joshua Rhett Miller<br>
    Published August 15, 2013<br>
    FoxNews.com

    Calls by the Missouri chapter of the NAACP for a federal investigation into a rodeo clown who donned a President Obama mask at the state fair last week are misguided and hypocritical, a Texas Republican congressman told FoxNews.com on Thursday.

    U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, who has invited the clown who wore the mask to perform in Texas, said the request for probes into the incident by the Justice Department and Secret Service are “silly” and should be ignored.

    “A rodeo clown is really a nominal thing and it hurt no one,” Stockman told FoxNews.com. “They didn’t speak out when George Bush was being portrayed as a murderer. To become relevant again, they need to become more of an honest broker and not have contrived anger.”

    Stockman said the NAACP would better serve its constituents by focusing on ways to decrease unemployment among the black community. He also noted that the national civil rights group was silent after a July incident on a Florida bus where three black teens beat a fellow white student. Though Gulfport Police Chief Robert Vincent told Fox News the attack did not appear to be racially motivated, former Florida Rep. Allen West, who is black, chided Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, noting they condemned Florida's laws in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting yet remained mum on the bus attack.

    “We can’t get the Justice Department to look at Benghazi, so it would be ironic that the Justice Department would investigate a clown."<br>
    - U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas

    “It’s really patently false that they’re angry at this, but not angry at other issues,” Stockman continued. “There has to be some consistency.”

    Stockman said he thinks it’s unlikely federal officials will investigate the matter.

    “We can’t get the Justice Department to look at Benghazi, so it would be ironic that the Justice Department would investigate a clown,” he said. “They should focus on their member’s needs rather than theatrics.”

    Still, the rodeo clown has been widely condemned for his off-color act.

    On Wednesday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the rodeo clown incident was “not one of the finer moments” for The Show-Me State.

    “I haven’t heard about the president’s reaction or if he had one,” Earnest told reporters. “I can tell you as a native Missourian, it was certainly not one of the finer moments for our state and not the way I like to see our state depicted in the news.”

    Stockman said widespread reports of Saturday’s bull riding event at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia was an example of what he calls “pop news,” distractions from serious issues facing the country.

    The performer, meanwhile, has been permanently banned from future state fair events and subsequent performers must undergo sensitivity training.

    Messages seeking comment from Justice Department and NAACP officials were not immediately returned Thursday.

    Jehmu Greene, a Fox News contributor and Democratic strategist, said she agreed with Stockman’s take that the call for a federal probe was unwarranted. It’s far from the first time a sitting commander-in-chief has been mocked, she said.

    “Absolutely it is misguided,” she said during an appearance on Fox News. “The NAACP has jumped the shark on this one.”
     
  2. CharlieAMA

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    They can't investigate Benghazi, Solyndra, the IRS, the DOJ, the FBI and so on. Haven't heard how Eric the Beholders investigation of himself is going. What a sham. They need to concentrate on the issues and problems facing this country. Investigate the clown in the White House.
     
  3. Shooting Sailor

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    I can just see the sensitivity trainer leaving in tears, after trying to make a rodeo clown politically correct!
     
  4. timberfaller

    timberfaller Well-Known Member

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    The NAACP is so intelligent they have fooled themselves into thinking backing the Klan(Democrats) is better then getting issues solved!

    But wait only those Hucksters benefit from the NAACP! Al, Jesse, Shella, Lewis, Cummins, on and on it goes!
     
  5. CharlieAMA

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    I wonder if they had put an Eric the Beholder mask on, would it have been different?
     
  6. 635 G

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    First they should remove the clown from the white house.

    Phil Berkowitz
     
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    Ya Think?
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  9. rpeerless

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    According to Dana Perino on The Five, A rodeo clown 'roast' is an honor meaning 'you really made it, you are somebody'.

    Yeah Dana, but at this rodeo clown 'roast', t'was the rodeo clown got burnt.
     
  10. timberfaller

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    Ya gotta love Texas though!!!!

    One of their senator's was on FOX yesterday telling the embattled clown to come to Texas and they'll hire him!!!!!

    The one person I wouldn't "hire" is the head of the Fair board, NO SPINE at all!!