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17. So far the MSM is treating it as kind of folksy charm
Cindy McCain as Miss Buffalo Chip?
By Kate Phillips

Senator John McCain dipped in and out yesterday at the big bikers rally in Sturgis, S.D., to the roar of motorcycles and the admiration of veterans in attendance.

Were pretty sure then that when he offered up his wife Cindy, who has graced Vogue this year and other magazines as one of the countrys most beautiful women, to compete in the rallys Miss Buffalo Chip contest, that well, he didnt entirely get as an ESPN writer suggests that the contestants sometimes wind up topless, walk about in thongs (Shocking!) or are otherwise scantily clothed. (Oh! Debauchery!)
Or maybe he did and was just having a little fun.

I told her with a little luck that she could be the only woman to serve as First Lady and Miss Buffalo Chip, Mr. McCain told the crowd, as his wife waved to them. (To laughter from the audience, we might add.)
Heres the YouTube clip where you see the senator and Mrs. McCain (who by the way is laughing), on stage, while he jokes about /

Along with making history with his appearance, McCain came close to breaking new ground as he introduced his wife, Cindy McCain (who, Drogin wrote, "wore the equivalent of a nun's habit here: black jeans and a long-sleeved shirt").

McCain, Drogin relates, told his rowdy listeners "that he had encouraged his wife to enter the annual Sturgis beauty contest, one in which nudity is not uncommon. ... 'I told her with a little luck she could be the only lady to serve as first lady and Miss Buffalo Chip,' he said with a broad grin."

Mrs. McCain has been doing yeoman work on the campaign trail. Just this last weekend, she expertly mingled with a NASCAR crowd at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania (and took a short spin in the pace car). Showing excellent judgment, however, she passed on her husband's latest suggestion.
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  -McCain Gaffes, Volunteering Wife For Topless Contest RamboLiberal  Aug-05-08 06:04 PM   #0 
  - He did NOT!  BlooInBloo   Aug-05-08 06:05 PM   #1 
  - He was fully aware, having been warned about this because it was all over the blogs before he got  truthisfreedom   Aug-05-08 06:06 PM   #2 
  - If you see the video, he's reading it directly from his notes.  tridim   Aug-05-08 06:08 PM   #4 
  - They warned him on the blogs?!  Limelight   Aug-05-08 06:54 PM   #25 
  - Well, his, umm, people... never mind.  truthisfreedom   Aug-05-08 08:08 PM   #47 
  - They warned him in smoke signals  Heather MC   Aug-05-08 10:44 PM   #65 
  - He only understands cuneiform.  Progs Rock   Aug-06-08 12:38 AM   #82 
  - Yeah, cause 72-year-old men are known for their dedicate blog reading.  HEyHEY   Aug-05-08 07:13 PM   #29 
     - Hey, don't knock old men reading husband is older  clydefrand   Aug-05-08 09:21 PM   #56 
     - My dad is 73, and a DU'er  mycritters2   Aug-06-08 01:39 AM   #86 
        - McCain's running for prez, despite his!  HEyHEY   Aug-06-08 09:58 AM   #88 
  - did . not . want . to . see . the . banana . eating . contest  NightWatcher   Aug-05-08 06:07 PM   #3 
  - Linky to a fuller description of the contest's activities....  BlooInBloo   Aug-05-08 06:11 PM   #5 
  - I'm sorry, I meant the pickle lickin contest, ew  NightWatcher   Aug-05-08 06:13 PM   #10 
  - Doing a Google or AltaVista Images search on Sturgis shows what goes on...  mcg   Aug-06-08 12:16 AM   #79 
  - And the crowd chanted "Show us your tits"  MaineDem   Aug-05-08 06:12 PM   #6 
  - ....And McCain complied, pulling up his shirt....  Lastlaughin08   Aug-05-08 07:21 PM   #31 
  - .  Lastlaughin08   Aug-05-08 07:33 PM   #37 
  - Thanks  awoke_in_2003   Aug-05-08 09:50 PM   #60 
  - ROFL!!  GTRMAN   Aug-06-08 10:48 AM   #92 
  - Isn't that the kind of thing "trollop cunts" do?  janethussein   Aug-05-08 06:12 PM   #7 
  - One would hope so.  arewenotdemo   Aug-05-08 11:20 PM   #69 
  - This is one Harley rider that is not impressed  Born Free   Aug-05-08 06:13 PM   #8 
  - Include this household of two  RedLetterRev   Aug-05-08 07:30 PM   #35 
  - me either  GTRMAN   Aug-06-08 10:51 AM   #93 
  - Did they show video of the actual contest (available freely in GD/P)?  blondeatlast   Aug-05-08 06:13 PM   #9 
  - he's just a creepy old man ( with apologies to the aged !)  Swagman   Aug-05-08 06:15 PM   #11 
  - I can't wait to see what Jon Stewart does with this  RamboLiberal   Aug-05-08 06:16 PM   #12 
  - I just said that to a coworker!  BlooInBloo   Aug-05-08 06:17 PM   #13 
  - The MSM is covering it! I can't believe this!  Alexander   Aug-05-08 06:19 PM   #14 
  - I don't believe he was clueless  Solly Mack   Aug-05-08 06:19 PM   #15 
  - I believe it!  goforit   Aug-05-08 06:20 PM   #16 
  - So far the MSM is treating it as kind of folksy charm  RamboLiberal   Aug-05-08 06:22 PM   #17 
  - Kate Phillips writes buffalo chips.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-05-08 06:31 PM   #20 
  - I wonder if they feel the same about what McCain calls his wife.  Alexander   Aug-05-08 06:37 PM   #22 
  - what?  wordpix   Aug-07-08 08:01 AM   #100 
  - That LA Times piece is quite a fluff job  mitchum   Aug-05-08 09:15 PM   #54 
  - "as one of the countrys most beautiful women"  awoke_in_2003   Aug-05-08 09:54 PM   #61 
  - her face is botoxed into oblivion. n/t  ginnyinWI   Aug-05-08 11:05 PM   #66 
  - Yeah,  awoke_in_2003   Aug-05-08 11:22 PM   #71 
  - Other "beautiful women"  BlueDogDemocratNH   Aug-06-08 10:25 AM   #89 
  - I think he was just pandering to the white trash voter demographic  Geek_Girl   Aug-06-08 10:48 AM   #91 
  - MILFy  wiboy   Aug-05-08 06:28 PM   #18 
  - Why is "Susie Stepford" always standing next to him? Its bizzare!  Peregrine Took   Aug-05-08 06:28 PM   #19 
  - It's obvious  spag68   Aug-05-08 11:06 PM   #67 
  - I've noticed that, too---doesn't she have her own life to live, like helping those less fortunate,  wordpix   Aug-07-08 08:02 AM   #101 
  - Mike Barnacle just mentioned it on Hardball.  Jesuswasntafascist   Aug-05-08 06:35 PM   #21 
  - "crowd cheered and whistled" I'd like to filter out what they really were saying.  Feeney2   Aug-05-08 06:40 PM   #23 
  - huffington has this story on her site  madrchsod   Aug-05-08 06:53 PM   #24 
  - "Wet t-shirt! Wet t-shirt!" a guy in the crowd shouts  RamboLiberal   Aug-05-08 07:04 PM   #26 
  - "Obama's gonna spend all our money"---WTF do these bikers think Gorge's War has done?  wordpix   Aug-07-08 08:07 AM   #102 
  - need a new car? John THE BUSH REPUBLICAN McCain is selling his wifes tatas!!!!!  happygoluckytoyou   Aug-05-08 07:07 PM   #27 
  - Did he also call her a c*** ??  tinrobot   Aug-05-08 07:08 PM   #28 
  - Not to raise hackles, but who was it who accused the Clintons  hedgehog   Aug-05-08 07:20 PM   #30 
  - Yeah. Please let him call the shots on the campaign trail. Please.  geckosfeet   Aug-05-08 07:25 PM   #32 
  - The first toppless lady  liberal N proud   Aug-05-08 07:26 PM   #33 
  - "Pose, you c**t!"  Bluebear   Aug-05-08 07:26 PM   #34 
  - This conjures some very bad imagery.  backscatter712   Aug-05-08 07:31 PM   #36 
  - She probably paid big bucks for those puppies  Lastlaughin08   Aug-05-08 07:35 PM   #38 
  - So he volunteered the C to be a buffaloe chip/shit contestant! Damn he thinks highly of her.  lonestarnot   Aug-05-08 07:42 PM   #39 
  - The reponses to the ABC News article are actually PRAISING the McCains.  muntrv   Aug-05-08 07:43 PM   #40 
  - I just want a president  AlbertCat   Aug-05-08 08:53 PM   #50 
  - I suspect he originally planned to offer Britney or Paris. But both turned down the audition  struggle4progress   Aug-05-08 07:43 PM   #41 
  - Mr. McCain Goes to Sturgis (NYT blog)  struggle4progress   Aug-05-08 07:55 PM   #42 
  - Cindy McCain as Miss Buffalo Chip? (NYT blog)  struggle4progress   Aug-05-08 07:57 PM   #43 
  - Yes, He was clearly joking ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-05-08 09:24 PM   #58 
     - Even if it was a joke  XemaSab   Aug-05-08 11:17 PM   #68 
     - What kind of dignity does such a man possess that he sort of pimps out his wife?  closeupready   Aug-06-08 10:34 AM   #90 
        - She laughed ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-06-08 08:51 PM   #96 
           - Um, "take my wife, please" is a Rodney Dangerfield joke, not a compliment.  closeupready   Aug-06-08 09:12 PM   #97 
              - actually...  pc1971   Aug-06-08 10:55 PM   #98 
                 - Oh, right - Dangerfield borrowed it on occasion, that's why I said it was him.  closeupready   Aug-07-08 07:18 AM   #99 
  - McCain obviously willing to lose a wife to win an election  Deny and Shred   Aug-05-08 07:57 PM   #44 
  - Bwahahahahaha. Lose his wife to win the election... hilarious.  truthisfreedom   Aug-05-08 08:09 PM   #49 
  - McCain campaigns at another sort of rally in Sturgis, S.D. (LAT)  struggle4progress   Aug-05-08 07:59 PM   #45 
  - Tee hee! McCain may have just lost the "Bible Belt" vote with this!  DinahMoeHum   Aug-05-08 08:07 PM   #46 
  - McCain should enter - a buffalo chip is a dessicated piece of shit.  bitchkitty   Aug-05-08 08:09 PM   #48 
  - Does "without any decency" mean NEKKID???  tomreedtoon   Aug-05-08 09:00 PM   #51 
  - No respect for women  usregimechange   Aug-05-08 09:06 PM   #52 
  - BWAHAHAHA!!! Keep getting more rope to hang yourself with, Gramps  Odin2005   Aug-05-08 09:08 PM   #53 
  - Oh please God, let O. make an ad of this for the Olympics  Waiting For Everyman   Aug-05-08 11:41 PM   #73 
  - This will reduce his popularity with women.  caseymoz   Aug-05-08 09:16 PM   #55 
  - check out the WSJ article  Deb   Aug-05-08 09:22 PM   #57 
  - Alright!! That's it!!  NBachers   Aug-05-08 09:47 PM   #59 
  - You are so right on  Caretha   Aug-06-08 12:36 AM   #81 
  - Those signs kill me  awoke_in_2003   Aug-05-08 10:00 PM   #62 
     - I've known some "bikers" like that, IT managers.  mcg   Aug-05-08 11:47 PM   #75 
     - I know quite a few, too.  awoke_in_2003   Aug-05-08 11:53 PM   #77 
        - I didn't see a rant, 45 mpg is great,  mcg   Aug-06-08 12:53 AM   #83 
           - Most gas nowadays  awoke_in_2003   Aug-06-08 12:59 AM   #84 
     - So did those "credit-card bikers" go out and print those signs?  NBachers   Aug-06-08 01:25 AM   #85 
  - He thinks POTUS means "Panderer of the United States"  herbster   Aug-05-08 10:02 PM   #63 
  - McCain: always looking for a crowd, but never drawing one  wordpix   Aug-07-08 08:12 AM   #103 
  - Why the fuck does she put up with him? n/t  AngryOldDem   Aug-05-08 10:37 PM   #64 
  - It's kind of sad that the only way for him to get large crowds is to show up at events  Scooter24   Aug-05-08 11:20 PM   #70 
  - K&R  DeepModem Mom   Aug-05-08 11:27 PM   #72 
  - Wonder what the Fundies think of this...  not fooled   Aug-05-08 11:42 PM   #74 
  - Better her than Barbara Bush...  Endangered Specie   Aug-05-08 11:49 PM   #76 
  - Oh. My.  blue neen   Aug-06-08 12:02 AM   #78 
  - He finally pulled a big throbbing one  Karl_Bonner_1982   Aug-06-08 12:24 AM   #80 
  - He has no respect for women whatsoever.  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-06-08 07:18 AM   #87 
  - Did he think a title named for cow excrement was a good thing? nt  Feles Mala   Aug-06-08 10:58 AM   #94 
  - So who won the beauty pageant?  TrogL   Aug-06-08 12:38 PM   #95 

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