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Politicians as Reality TV Stars

Tom DeLay to Join Cast of "Dancing With the Stars"

— August 25, 2009 — Social Good
Dancing With the... politician? Once again, reality television is promoting political scandal. Tom DeLay has joined "Dancing With the Stars" for the upcoming 9th season, and not too long ago you may recall (not seeing) Rod Blagojevich’s wife, Patti on “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here”. 

As a DWTS fan, I am wondering: DWTS WTF!? 

I think the real star here is Chris the newscaster, for keeping a straight face in this video while posing the very serious question to DeLay, “Will tiptoeing around partisan factions and pirouetting around policy points lead to a winning ballroom bounce?” Chris from "Good Morning America," you deserve an award!

It is about time politicians figured where they belong--right next to Octomom, Flavor Flav, Speidi, and those tiara wearing, spray-tanned toddlers.

The next season of "Dancing With the Stars" hasn’t even started and Cheryl Burke must be missing her former French partner Gilles. (Aren’t we all!) On another sad note, it appears that Kelly Osbourne auditioned for the wrong reality dance show. Dance Your Ass Off will just have to go on without her.