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Rep. Aaron Schock Gives Top Chef Contestants Something Tiny For Their Mouths

Rep. Aaron Schock, the not gay same-sex marriage foe, popped up on Top Chef‘s Quickfire Challenge to introduce contestants to the “toothpick rule.” What’s that?

It’s not Aaron’s de facto litmus test for deciding which guys to take home, but the campaign finance law that keeps lobbyists from pawning off lavish free meals on elected officials by giving a pass on events where paid handshakers introduce congressmen to corporate interests with foods small enough to fit on a toothpick.

By:           JD
On:           Jul 22, 2010
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  • 11 Comments
    • Cam
      Cam

      So wait, let me get this straight. On a show that has several gay and lesbian contestents they bring on a politician against gay rights? This is BRAVO?!?! What the fuck?!

      Jul 22, 2010 at 3:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ROBinNYC
      ROBinNYC

      I’m normally not one to cast homo stones.

      But he’s so freaking gay in that clip, I feel like I’ve been ass raped by the cast of LA CAGE.

      Jul 22, 2010 at 4:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • L.
      L.

      @Cam: I fear that “but he’s, like, so cwwwuuute!” may be their only reason/excuse/answer.

      Jul 22, 2010 at 5:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Republican
      Republican

      I’m sure the fact that he looks damn good on camera played a major role in their decision to invite him to do this challenge. Or maybe Mr. “I’m not gay, tee-hee” Schock loves him some Top Chef and had his people call their people. Either way, wish this guy would get a clue, come out of the closet, and quit being a hypocrite.

      Jul 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • L.
      L.

      @Republican: I wonder which bit of “Top Chef” loves? The chef one, or the top one?

      Jul 22, 2010 at 6:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rf
      rf

      well last year or the year before, some of the gay chefs were in a huff because they had to serve at a marriage/ wedding which they themselves could not legally have. tom collichio said later, get over it. I think there have been other instances where bravo has spit on the gays too so this doesn’t surprise me. I stopped watching top chef a few years agon because this show makes it look like most chefs are miserable, humorless people. especially the top chef masters.

      Jul 22, 2010 at 7:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alexander A.
      Alexander A.

      He’s only doing Top Chef because his true ambition (guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race) seemed too obvious.

      Jul 22, 2010 at 7:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hf2hvit
      hf2hvit

      Somewhere, I just know there is a special stall in an airport mens room with his name on it…wide-stance and all…

      Jul 22, 2010 at 10:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WalkderDC
      WalkderDC

      He looks like he just can’t wait to get out of the suit and slip back into his tourqoise pants, white belt and pink shirt in time for 2 for 1 Pineapple Mojito night over at his local gay bar.

      Jul 23, 2010 at 8:51 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • L.
      L.

      @Alexander A.: I had heard “contestant”. Damn those conflicting rumors!

      Jul 23, 2010 at 12:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • McMike
      McMike

      1st off, Bravo is the gay channel so out of every politician available they have to bring someone who’s anti-gay? WTF??? 2ndly, this guy is beyond queer. I am sick of closeted cowards who think the best way to throw people off their tracks is to be as homophobic as possible.

      Jul 24, 2010 at 6:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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