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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Aug 12, 2013 01:22 PM CDT

We were talking last week at the Ag Media Summit about dealing with social media, advocating for agriculture and reporting on extremism.

These issues are coming together today because of separate events in the state where I was raised and in the state I now call home. One event involves free speech, race and decorum. The other event involves a criminal act against Americana.

On Sunday, I saw this photo, video and blog surface about the Missouri State Fair rodeo. A clown is wearing mask of President Obama, a cowboy hat and jacket. Two clowns stoked the crowd, which cheered ...

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