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RuPaul Hits The Campaign Trail In New Hampshire

We’re gonna go out on a limb and say every single gay person in New Hampshire was in the Red Arrow Diner Saturday when RuPaul stopped in.

For years, the Arrow has been a popular destination for candidates looking to garner votes, but the Drag Race host—who out of drag for the occasion—had a different message in advance of next week’s primary: “I am not Ron Paul!” he clarifies in the clip above. “And I am not running for president of the United States!”

That’s a shame—Ru would actually make a better Commander in Chief than Ron “I promise I’m not a racist homophobe” Paul—in or out of drag.

Ru is probably using this whistle stop to drum up a little attention for the new season of Drag Race (coming January 30!), but that’s a-okay in our book. We’re gonna need some reality-television feva to get our minds off these GOP nuts and their campaign foolishness.

Of course, that’s not to say there’s not some overlap between drag queens and American politics: As Ru announced to the crowd, “Let us not forget that this great nation was founded by a bunch of men wearing wigs!”

Source: Yahoo! News


By:           Dan Avery
On:           Jan 8, 2012
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    • newcityspot

      Smart way to create a disruption. Love it!

      Jan 8, 2012 at 4:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE

      it’s very sweet of him to do this (even if it may be more of a publicity stunt than an actual political statement), however, he gets it wrong.

      Ru says “if you can’t love yourself, how are you going to love somebody else?”
      The problem is, the Republicans most definitely love themselves.

      It’s others they hate.

      Jan 8, 2012 at 8:32 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • steve sydney
      steve sydney

      It’s just not the same when he’s not in drag..

      Jan 8, 2012 at 9:31 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • christopher di spirito
      christopher di spirito

      Go Ru!

      Jan 8, 2012 at 1:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kawneekwa

      Hi rite Deep down they no they scum.

      Jan 8, 2012 at 3:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Esculapio Mitiríades Torquemada de la Cueva
      Esculapio Mitiríades Torquemada de la Cueva

      @kawneekwa: You’re not funny.

      Jan 8, 2012 at 4:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • randy

      I love it! I wish we could do more make the republican primary a circus. And this is a great way to get attention and fight the hate that they have for us. When done with good humor, we win in the long run.

      Jan 8, 2012 at 7:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • chrissie riot
      chrissie riot

      @randy: mini-Pride protests at the conventions!

      Jan 9, 2012 at 1:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CBRad

      I have nothing against RuPaul, but…everytime I see him as a man he looks like he could be some strange cult-leader.

      Jan 10, 2012 at 6:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • declanto

      @CBRad: But he IS, darling!

      Jan 10, 2012 at 10:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·


      Jan 13, 2012 at 12:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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