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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10 Comments on "New York’s Naked Cowboy Is Tea Party Presidential Candidate"

  1. gemmarama | Oct 7, 2010 at 1:54 pm |

    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…

  2. gemmarama | Oct 7, 2010 at 9:54 am |

    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…

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

  4. mole_face | Oct 7, 2010 at 11:30 am |

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

  5. Balls…at least we know he has them 🙂

  6. Balls…at least we know he has them 🙂

  7. Liam_McGonagle | Oct 8, 2010 at 8:41 pm |

    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.

  8. Liam_McGonagle | Oct 8, 2010 at 4:41 pm |

    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.

  9. 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!

  10. 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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