PALM BEACH, Fla. – The ongoing fallout over a rodeo clown who wore a Barack Obama mask at the Missouri State Fair is "infantile" and only exists because the president is treated as "a god," says the nation's top-rated radio voice.
"It is as though President Obama is a messiah or is a god and this little thing that happened at the Missouri State Fair is a defamation, a denunciation, almost a religious sacrilege that took place," Rush Limbaugh said Wednesday. "This is no different than those countries reacting freakishly when there were cartoons of the prophet Muhammad. That is exactly what this is."
"He's the president of the United States! They get made fun of! They get laughed at all the time! Fun is poked at 'em," Limbaugh stressed. "I know this happens to be the first African-American one, but that should not insulate this president from standard, ordinary, everyday treatment, analysis, whatever. You know, you people on the left, who the hell do you think you are? You can't laugh. You can't take a joke. You can't take a punch. You can't take anything."
As WND reported, the Obama-as-god narrative was evident again this week in a video posted on YouTube in which a young boy appears to be praying to the president.
"Thank you for all the stuff that you helped us with. Thank you for taking the courage and all the responsibility for everything you have done for us. And God has gave you special powers and you are going to handle it just fine," the boy prays.
"You are good, Barack Obama. You are great," he concludes, throwing his arms in the air and screaming, "Barack Obama!"