Naked Cowboy announces US presidential bid

By Andy Rice 7 October 2010

Robert Burke, aka The Naked Cowboy has officially announced his intention to contest the 2012 US presidential elections. He will be running as a Tea Party candidate. Burke's claim to fame is his busking act on Times Square, where he performs wearing only a cowboy hat and boots, and a pair of briefs. In 2009 Burke announced that he would be running for mayor of New York, but later withdrew from the race. This time round he seems serious though - he's had a haircut and an image makeover, actually wearing a suit and tie for his bid announcement in New York on Wednesday. Yeeha! Read more: TimesLive

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