Keith's Worst Persons with winner bar owner Karen Schoenfeld: President Obama Burned in Effigy at Bar in West Allis: A bar owner could be in serious
May 20, 2010

Keith's Worst Persons with winner bar owner Karen Schoenfeld:

President Obama Burned in Effigy at Bar in West Allis:

A bar owner could be in serious trouble with the federal government. A bartender was videotaped burning a statue of President Obama.

And the whole thing was video taped. Click Here to watch raw video of the incident.

So far, the bar owner hasn't explained why the bartender torched the statue of the President a cheering crowd.

People in West Allis were shouting and laughing as the bartender torched the statue for the crowd. Flames tore through the statue with what looks like duct tape wrapped around it's neck.

West Allis Police say they found out about the incident after it was reported at Yester Years Pub and Grill on Greenfield Avenue.

West Allis police say the Secret Service is also investigating. The Secret Service investigates any possible threats against the president.

Runners up Rush Limbaugh:

Limbaugh declares: "The Mexican president is Señor Wences ... the ventriloquist dummy from the Ed Sullivan show"

and Dana Perino:

Former Press Secretary Dana Perino not that familiar with American press:

Tonight on On the Record, Greta Van Susteren wanted to know why President Obama only took two questions during his joint press conference with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, and she decided to ask someone who's intimately familiar with the White House Press Corps.

Unfortunately, she picked Dana Perino instead. Perino declared that Obama's actions showed his "disdain for the press," adding that if "Obama had taken questions from the American press it probably would not have been on immigration ... but that's the breaks."

Contrary to Perino's suggestion, Obama did take a question from the American press. He took one from Univision, which -- as their spokesperson reminded The Hill today -- is a member of the American press:

In a statement to The Hill, a Univision spokeswoman said: "Not only is Univision a U.S. based company -- we are headquartered in New York City -- but we are one of the top five networks in the country regardless of language.

As Media Matters noted, heaven forbid a former White House Press Secretary might know which media outlets are American, but we are talking about Dana Perino here. - Live Donations Tracking for 2012 Donations - Make a Donation to 2012 Donations

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