Rep. Stockman invites banned MO rodeo clown to perform in Texas

Three cheers for Rep. Steve Stockman who has placed the roadeo clown controversys in the proper context; a free speech issue. MSNBC: Texas Rep. Steve Stockman has invited the rodeo clown who impersonated President Obama at the Missouri State Fair this past weekend to perform at a rodeo in his home district. The Republican congressman issued a statement Wednesday explaining why he wanted the rodeo clown to participate at a rodeo in Texas' 36th District. "Liberals want to bronco bust dissent. But Texans value speech, even if its speech they don't agree with," Stockman said in the press release. "From Molly Ivins to Louie Gohmert and every opinion between Texans value free and open political speech. I'm sure any rodeo in Texas would be proud to have performers." "Disagreeing with speech is one thing. Banning it and ordering citizens into reeducation classes for mocking a liberal leader is another," he continued in the release. "Liberals have targeted this man for personal...(Read Full Post)