In what should send female impersonators and gender benders falling off their 4" heels and back to the costume drawing board for this coming October 31 dress fests, city officials in West Hollywood, CA are considering a last minute ban on gay parade and party goers posing as Republican vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin.
"It's not that we're against dressing up as Sarah," said West Hollywood mayor, Mayor Jeffrey Prang. "It's just so tacky. It's just that it's like impersonating Marilyn. There's no challenge. Bangs, heavy rouge to build those high cheek bones and those awful glasses. Voila...you're Sarah. We expect our residents to lead the way, not come up with something every drunk notary in Toledo will be wearing."
While the rest of America's optical and cosmetics shops ready extra stock in preparation for a run on Palin glasses and lipstick, the McCain campaign calls the West Hollywood ban an obvious attempt to squash the Republican vote in California.
"You're not hearing them banning Joe Biden drag queens," said Palin spokesman, Tucker Bounds. "Pro-American Halloweeners would never READ THE REST OF THE REAL SCARY POLITICAL STORY HERE.
EXTREMELY IMPORTANT NOTE: THE MAYOR JEFFREY PRANG MENTIONED IN THIS LOVELY LITTLE PIECE IS NOT THE ACTUAL MAYOR JEFFREY PRANG, WHO HAS FAR MORE SENSE THAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS FOOLISHNESS. SATIRICAL OR NOT. Steve
Award-winning TV writer, Steve Young, is author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful" (www.greatfailure.com) and blogs at the appropriately named steveyoungonpolitics.com