Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Clown Shortage?

Drudge linked to this:

EXCLUSIVE: National clown shortage may be approaching, trade organizations fear

As the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus returns to Brooklyn Thursday, membership at the country's largest clown organizations has plunged over the past decade amid declining interest, old age and higher standards for the jokesters.
 I think there's been a miscount. The clowns are out there, they've just quit using the makeup.


Justin Credible said...

It's the high standards, I think. If they lowered their standards, fewer Clown College rejects would run for elected office.