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  • Rodeo clown at heart of Obama mask flap winning ‘Person of the Year’

    The rodeo clown who sparked a national discussion about racism and respect for authority when he wore a mask of President Obama at the Missouri State Fair — in line with the fair's 25-year, traditional nod at the White House — is leading the local vote in an annual Sedalia contest for "Person of the Year."


  • Rodeo clown Tuffy Gessling: Someone threatened to burn my house down

    The controversial rodeo clown banned for life from the Missouri State Fair for wearing a President Obama mask and mocking that a bull should run him down spoke out Monday about the death threats and fallout since the incident.


  • 'Support rodeo clown Tuffy Gessling' soars on Facebook

    A Facebook group created Monday for Tuffy Gessling, the rodeo clown who was banned for life from the Missouri State Fair for wearing a President Obama mask during Saturday's bull-riding event, has already gained more than 30,000 supporters who think he has been treated unfairly.


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