New York’s Naked Cowboy Is Tea Party Presidential Candidate

Photo by Ryan McGinnis (CC)

Photo by Ryan McGinnis (CC)

I had fun just writing that headline! But when you consider that some of the other Tea Party politicians include Christine “I’m Not A Witch” O’Donnell and Mad Mormon Glenn Beck, he’ll probably fit right in! From the Daily News:

Yee-huh?

The Naked Cowboy — Time Square’s tighty-whitey wearing, guitar-toting tourist magnet — announced he’s running for President in 2012… as a member of the Tea Party.

The familiar white briefs, boots, cowboy hat, and long hair were nowhere to be seen at a press conference on Wednesday in his old haunt, Times Square. This time the underwear-sporting cowboy, whose real name is Robert John Burck, was garbed in a suit and tie with his cropped hair slicked back.

Burck, who is registered as a Republican in Ohio, slammed President Obama and declared the Tea Party was “the only legitimate grassroots movement.”

“America is rapidly transforming into a government-run enterprise,” the over-exposed tourist attraction said, adding that “American politicians are selling out America and its most cherished institution, that being capitalism.”…

[continues at the Daily News]

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  • gemmarama

    a man who spends his spare time hanging about times square in a cowboy hat and tight white pants running for republican president? and is that a drag queen i spy by his side?

    sweet jesus, you really couldn’t make this shit up…

  • gemmarama

    a man who spends his spare time hanging about times square in a cowboy hat and tight white pants running for republican president? and is that a drag queen i spy by his side?

    sweet jesus, you really couldn’t make this shit up…

  • mole_face

    Wow… and to think, I’ve been under the impression that the Tea Party are just a bunch of fucking buffoons.

  • fuzzgun

    Wow… and to think, I’ve been under the impression that the Tea Party are just a bunch of fucking buffoons.

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    Balls…at least we know he has them :-)

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    Balls…at least we know he has them :-)

  • Liam_McGonagle

    Hmm. A guy might be tempted to mock this fellow, but he seems to have done so perfect and complete job himself that it’d be a crime to add to it; like painting bigger tits on the Mona Lisa.

  • Liam_McGonagle

    Hmm. A guy might be tempted to mock this fellow, but he seems to have done so perfect and complete job himself that it’d be a crime to add to it; like painting bigger tits on the Mona Lisa.

  • Tortster

    If only he spent his life suing people and bankrupting companies, then taking 98 percent of the money, while arranging to get his client’s 2 percent paid to them in coupons – he could run as a democrat!

  • Tortster

    If only he spent his life suing people and bankrupting companies, then taking 98 percent of the money, while arranging to get his client’s 2 percent paid to them in coupons – he could run as a democrat!

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