J. KARL MILLER: Reaction to rodeo clown performance blew incident out of proportion

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Hopefully, the brouhaha over the rodeo clown performance at the Missouri State Fair has faded sufficiently into the background that honest, objective and serious discussion is possible. The initial overreaction has been far more embarrassing than the act itself.