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Political paraffin-alia on display

February 13, 2008

wax-vertical-160.jpgThe supposed charms of wax museums are totally lost on me. I don’t get the point. And thanks to global warming, this form of entertainment now seems more pointless than ever.

“Folks, if you’ll step over here, this puddle of melted wax used to be Lucille Ball, and that puddle over there was Richard Nixon…”

But here are the Madame Tussauds people again, turning perfectly good candles into figures of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, posing them grinning and waving like the Beverly Hillbillies’ closing credits. As often happens, our caption carefully tells which is which, just to avoid confusion. 

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Other wax museum posts: Why do we care? and Waxing silly…

wax-360.jpgLifelike wax figures of Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) and Hillary Clinton (D-NY) on display at Madame Tussauds in Washington February 11, 2008. REUTERS/Molly Riley

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Comments

Now that’s just silly; a wax figure cannot act as President. Vice-President…well, okay.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive
 

So…this might be the only chance we get to see BOTH candidates was artistic …

All they need is wicks.

DNW
Macabre Ink

 

Sigh…of course I meant…

WAX artistic.

 

You know what would be funny? …If you switched their heads.

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

There you media guys go again — ignoring John Edwards.

 

K,
You photoshop it. I’m tired.

Shawn

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

I think it’s a hoax. She always looks that lifeless, doesn’t she? No, I only thought, “bloodless.”

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

My, what big hands she has.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

Where’s Ralph Macchio when we need him?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

Imagine the chagrine all around should Madam Tussauds be obliged to trot a McCain and Thompson in November.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

She’s sure. He’s not.

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive
 

This is as inane as it gets. Why are the news outlets so fucking stupid!!!!

God, get a life and a real site!

 

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