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7 Republicans Whose Names Sound Like Drag Queens

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You ever notice how Republican officials have weird names—like Mitt or Newt or Orrin? And a fair number of them make us do a double-take because they sound like some queen we saw on Drag Race a few seasons back. Don’t believe us? Check it out! And be sure to tweet #dragrepublicans, hunties!

1.  Saxby Chambliss (Homophobic senator from Georgia)
Definitely a pageant girl
, Saxby gives the judges oodles of Linda Evans realness

2. Reince Priebus (Head of the GOP)
Reminds everyone she was on an episode of Designing Women—but after Delta Burke left the show

3. Stacy Campfield (Homophobic state senator from Tennessee)
Voted off the first episode and no one notices

4. Connie Mack IV (Former Representative from Florida, son of Sen. Connie Mack III)
A Texas queen who tries to disguise her love handles with a peplum so huge she can’t fit into the Gold Bar

5. Tucker Bounds (Former spokesman for McCain-Palin ticket)
Actually, this would be a great name for a drag king.

6. Pierce Bush (Grandson of George H.W. Bush, nephew of George W. Bush)
Drag Race’s very first heterosexual queen

7. Piyush “Bobby” Jindal  (Governor of Louisiana)
Santino loves her Bollywood fishiness, but Michelle Visage keeps criticizing her lip-liner.

Know a high-powered Republican whose name sounds like a drag queen? Tweet it to #dragrepublicans!

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Mar 24, 2013
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  • 11 Comments
    • hephaestion
      hephaestion

      Howe could you forget Miss Lindsay Graham?!

      Mar 24, 2013 at 9:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777
      fredo777

      Reince doesn’t sound like a drag name, just a douche name.

      Mar 24, 2013 at 10:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JAW
      JAW

      another drag king name… Tucker CarlSon…

      Mar 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BJ McFrisky
      BJ McFrisky

      Queerty. Free of an agenda. Except that Republican-bashing one.

      Mar 24, 2013 at 1:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tjr101
      tjr101

      Reince Priebus “head” of the GOP. LOL

      Mar 24, 2013 at 3:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kenover
      Kenover

      Funny how they’re all from the South too — where all the really good drag queens come from.

      Mar 24, 2013 at 3:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE
      MikeE

      To be fair, “Reince Priebus” really sounds more like a medical condition than anything else.

      I thought them southern Rethuglikkkans didn’t like them no strangers or people with strange foreign-sounding names?

      Mar 24, 2013 at 9:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fausto Fernós
      Fausto Fernós

      This is brilliant! Very very good one Dan!

      Mar 25, 2013 at 12:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jim Hlavac
      Jim Hlavac

      Mr. Label – as in Avery — to trash people for their names is childish, yes? — like a school yard bully. I put up with that crud all my life. To blame a person for the name they were given is just bizarre. They were born that way, yes?

      Not to mention that these are people we need to either shush or change their minds — one or the other. You cannot make friends and influence people by trashing them. Try a Dale Carnegie course. Attack these people for their ideas, not the names they had no choice over.

      Mar 25, 2013 at 12:48 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DarkZephyr
      DarkZephyr

      @BJ McFrisky: And we LOOOVE it! :-D

      Mar 25, 2013 at 8:07 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LaChatte
      LaChatte

      @Jim Hlavac: You certainly are humorless, and you seem to have missed the point entirely. You seem like a defensive Repug closet queen with issues about your name. Don’t like it? Change it. Dale Carnegie? Really? What century are you living in? Lighten up and go have fun at a drag show (or is that too risky?)!

      Mar 25, 2013 at 2:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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