“As every Constitutional scholar knows, the First Amendment includes a clause that strictly forbids mockery of the President of the United States, depending on who it is, and which party he belongs to. It’s in one of the penumbras of the Constitution, or maybe it’s an emanation. I always get those two mixed up.
“Thus it became essential for the forces of freedom and democracy to crush an impertinent rodeo clown who dared to put on a mask of our Dear Leader, President Barack Obama, and ask spectators if they would like to seem him get run down by a bull. ‘Many in the audience responded enthusiastically,’ reports the Associated Press.
“And we can’t have that. Just forget about all those effigies of George Bush you saw the Left parading around with, back when Americans had full-time jobs. That was completely different.
“His loyal followers were not enchanted by the novelty of seeing bull headed toward President Obama for a change, because they raised a great hue and cry. The whole affair reached a level of national media importance we have recently been told is inappropriate for local stories, such as the Kermit Gosnell abortion-murder trial.” —John Hayward