Politicians eating hot dogs

Updated 1627 GMT (0027 HKT) August 13, 2015
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Then-Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, serves himself a hot dog after speaking at a campaign rally and hot dog roast at the Old Silo Golf Course and Clubhouse on November 1, 2014, in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Luke Sharrett/Getty Images
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tastes the summer tradition on July 3, 2014, at City Hall in New York. DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron eat hot dogs as they sit in the stands at University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio, on March 13, 2012, while attending the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship First Four. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
Obama downs a dog as he and first lady Michelle Obama watch the Oregon State vs Towson basketball game in Towson, Maryland, on November 26, 2011. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate and then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry eats a veggie corn dog and walks with his wife, Anita, while visiting the Iowa State Fair on August 15, 2011, in Des Moines, Iowa. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Then-Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota shows off her foot-long corn dog for photographers at the Iowa State Fair on August 12, 2011, in Des Moines. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Then-U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta reaches for a packet of mustard and relish as he takes a hot dog for lunch during his visit to Camp Victory in Baghdad on July 11, 2011. PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images
California Gov. Jerry Brown enjoys a hot dog during the People's Party after he was sworn in as the 39th governor of California on January 3, 2011, in Sacramento, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, and British Prime Minister David Cameron sample hot dogs outside Penn Station on July 21, 2010. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
Then-Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain of Arizona, left, eats a hot dog with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani during a game between the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on July 20, 2008, in the Bronx borough of New York. Corey Sipkin-Pool/Getty Images
Then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, right, speaks with a cook at the hot dog grill during an impromptu stop at the Brighton Hot Dog Shoppe on April 26, 2004, in Beaver, Pennsylvania. Stephen Chernin/Getty Images
Then-President Bill Clinton, left, enjoys a hot dog with then-Director of the Office of Management and Budget Franklin Raines on December 2, 1997, at the MCI Center in Washington. LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images