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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Clowns Offended Washington Politics Compared To A Circus
November 1, 2010

You can call Washington a mess. You can call it a farce. But please don't call it a circus.

Clowns, jugglers, carnies and other performers making their living under the big top are frustrated by the state of American politics, but they say it's unfair to compare their business to what's going on inside the Beltway.

"If you look at the history of the American circus, you'll find that it's one of the most efficient and well-run industries in America," says Keith Nelson, also known as Kinko the Clown of the Bindlestiff Family Circus, a New York City-based group that has traveled the world.

"Before you call anyone in Washington a clown, consider how hard a clown works, and that clowns make people happy. And at the very least, do no harm."

Read the full AOL News article.

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