Masks depicting presidents have been popular joke items at least since the days of Richard Nixon. Obama himself wore an Obama mask during the campaign in a 2007 appearance on “Saturday Night Live.”
The level of anger directed at a rodeo clown for an admittedly tasteless performance is ludicrous.
Congressman Steve Stockman, R-Texas, expressed the silliness of it all on Twitter.
“If you’re demanding a rodeo jester be thrown in the dungeons for mocking the king, don’t pretend you support a free country,” he wrote.