Looking for a sexy politician with a much higher IQ than Sarah Palin? How getting behind Barbe-Q?
The owner of a Reading barbecue restaurant is urging voters to cast their ballot for the eatery's top-heavy mascot, BarBe-Q, to succeed Mayor Bo Bemmes in the mayoral election in November. according to TV station WCPO.
The voluptuous mannequin gained fame in 2009 when officials from the Reading government tried to force restaurateur Kenny Tessel to cover up the bikini-clad figure. Tessel fought back and won, saying business soared 40 percent after he planted the prop outside KT's Barbecue.
Tessel swears that his girl is in it to win it.
"We’re asking for write-in votes. This is not a stunt," Tessel told The Enquirer. "She’s running on a real platform, with real issues.