The racist tea billies are coming out of their dirty little holes and it is making good Americans sick to their stomachs. The GOP knows the DNC will be using events like this to highlight how the GOP has embraced a sick, uneducated, misogynist and racist tea party, and they know they have a cancer that is spreading.
"It was feeling like some kind of Klan rally."
That's the reaction of spectator Perry Beam to Saturday's appearance at the Missouri State Fair in Kansas City of a rodeo clown wearing a mask meant to look like President Obama and what happened during his performance.
"The performance by one of the rodeo clowns at Saturday's event was inappropriate and disrespectful, and does not reflect the opinions or standards of the Missouri State Fair. We strive to be a family friendly event and regret that Saturday's rodeo badly missed that mark."
Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder was among the first state leaders to weigh in, writing on Twitter that "the @MoStateFair celebrates Missouri and our people. I condemn the actions disrespectful to POTUS the other night. We are better than this." (Sorry Gov, all the tea billies in your party are not better then this.)
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill issued a statement saying that the fair "is funded by taxpayer dollars, and is supposed to be a place where we can all bring out families and celebrate the state that we love."
Beam, the spectator, tells The Associated Press that the rodeo act "was cruel. It was disturbing. I'm still sick to my stomach over it. ... I've never seen anything so blatantly racist in my life. ... If an old country boy picks up on something like that, imagine what a person of color would think."
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill issued a statement saying that the fair "is funded by taxpayer dollars, and is supposed to be a place wh