Take My Wife, Please!

We’re trying to find out a bit more about the Bikini Beauty Pageant at the Buffalo Chip, where John McCain showed up and offered up wife Cindy as a contestant. ESPN says the event is topless and “occasionally bottomless”. Actually their description is worth quoting in full …

Buffalo Chip has a reputation for that sort of thing. It holds a Miss Buffalo Chip contest every night, which is essentially a topless beauty pageant. And occasionally bottomless, too. During a drenching rain Wednesday night, the contest broke up into smaller groups and one woman wound up dancing naked on a bar top. Her boyfriend/husband saw her and angrily dragged her away as she struggled to put her pants back on and muttered something about how, “It’s only this one week a year.”

Here’s video of McCain offering up Cindy …

We wanted to show you a bit more of what the contest is like. Unfortunately, we were worried that posting the videos could lead to TPM being banned from many corporate intranets. So we’re going to link to this video of the Bikini phase of the contest, complete with simulated fellatio and banana coddling. There’s also this Sturgis ‘pickle-licking’ contest. But we’re not sure if that’s part of the Beauty Pageant or not.

Late Update: TPM Reader WR gives us some background/wistful memories …

I grew up in Western South Dakota, and can tell you that “topless, and occasionally bottomless” barely scratches the surface on Miss Buffalo Chip. There were always rumors about underage contestants and on-stage sex–that was simply what Buffalo Chip stood for in the collective unconscious of teenage boys in the Rapid City area. This amounts to John McCain volunteering his wife for a Girls Gone Wild video. Quite a lady’s man, that McCain…

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