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America suffering from clown shortage

America Suffering from Clown Shortage

It might make you laugh, but this story is no joke. "Fox & Friends" reports the U.S. is suffering from ... a clown shortage.

'Over the past 10 years there has been a drastic decrease in membership at the country's biggest clown organization,' "Fox & Friends" explains.

Say it ain't so! According to the World Clown Association, the country's largest organization of its kind, membership has fallen from 3,500 to 2,500 clowns in the past decade.

KCTV says the reason is rather sad: they're actually dying off.

'As older clowns die, there aren't enough younger clowns enrolling into clown school to take their place. But it looks like so much fun,' KCTV reports.

The association president told New York Daily News, 'What happens is they go on to high school and college and clowning isn't cool anymore. Clowning is then put on the back burner until their late 40s and early 50s.'

So, bad news for those of you planning a birthday party.

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limstillme February 19 2014 at 11:26 PM

suffering???

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mahrmach February 19 2014 at 11:06 PM

There is no shortage, They just all became Dem politicians

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cenami February 20 2014 at 5:40 AM

perfect

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JANE February 19 2014 at 10:54 PM

The biggest clown is in the White House. The remainder are in Congress and the Senate.

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SRJimVal2 February 19 2014 at 10:56 PM

Ahhh, so that's why they call it a 3 ring circus....LOL

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lonerjag February 19 2014 at 10:35 PM

Fox & Friends reported this clown shortage? Did they explain the clowns are being hired away by the producers of Fox & Friends?

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jsujet February 19 2014 at 11:14 PM

Why, are Maddow and Olbermann working for FOX now? Lol

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wparr17300 February 19 2014 at 10:31 PM

just count the 435 House of Representatives and 100 from the senate and your 1/2 way to the old number

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Bob and Marian February 19 2014 at 10:27 PM

This is NOT funny!

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fernandezarthr February 19 2014 at 10:24 PM

.....Blame it on the Stupid Communist, Political Correct , Dumb a$$es, that complain about everything except Ignorance!!!.........

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turnoy February 19 2014 at 10:23 PM

Nonsense, Congress and most legislative bodies in America are full of 'em!

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Tom February 19 2014 at 10:20 PM

They just are not looking in the right places. In the White House we have the king clown. And then we have the House and the Senate and they are full of clowns. Ofcourse then we have all of the support clowns too. If anything we have too many clowns.

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Tammy February 19 2014 at 10:19 PM

Who cares?? Clowns are creepy and disturbing. I hate them. They are also annoying and not funny. Anyone who thinks this is a real problem can solve it by becoming a clown, end of story.

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