Ouch.

Now was he referring simply to the fact that the President’s visit cost him paying customers, or did he mean in general since Obama arrived four years ago?

It was simply a sleight because of the President’s visit.  Another report had this exchange:

Not everyone was excited. The vendor at Rolston Poultry grumbled as poolers commented on his chicken display.

“Take one home with you,” the man said. “I haven’t sold anything in 40 minutes.”

Well somebody’s cranky…