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Obama Captioned as ‘Assclown,’ Newspaper Producer Apologizes

“After further review, it’s a poor choice of word,” Pioneer Press’ Kevin Cusick says

A Minnesota newspaper sports producer walked back statements calling the president an “assclown” Monday.

Kevin Cusick, a sports producer for the Pioneer Press, wasn’t a fan of Obama taking selflies as part of last week’s BuzzFeed interview, so he took a jab at the president, via caption.

“A fool-proof way to make yourself look like a self-absorbed assclown,” Cusick wrote under a slideshow image of Obama’s selfie.

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He changed his tune Monday, changing the wording to “self-absorbed celebrity.”

“After further review, it’s a poor choice of word,” Cusick told KMSP Fox 9 in Minnesota.