R Hudson.America is a rape victim, mocked with clown face make-up and all. She is being humiliated.
My Homosexual friends, the lesbians, and yes, even the Africans who follow this thread might be interested in a skit of Svengoolie. The skit centers on a cross-dressing African who dresses up as a clown. Svengoolie is accompanied on the Harpsichord by the multi-talented Doug Scharf.