Thingish Things

Game of Chicken Dinner

Written By: William F. B. O'Reilly - Mar• 07•12

If Newt Gingrich were to drop out of the presidential race, Rick Santorum would have a legitimate shot at the Republican nomination for President. I don’t think the same goes for Newt Gingrich if Rick Santorum dropped out, but it doesn’t matter what I think. Mr. Gingrich thinks he would end up on top if Mr. Santorum stepped aside.  Each thinks his path to the White House is blocked by the other, so, naturally, they are beginning to attack each other. 

A grand game of chicken to be the conservative alternative to Mitt Romney is going on between these two men for the highest possible stakes. That begs the question, who will blink first? 

Just for fun, I say it will be Newt Gingrich. In fact, I will wager that he will drop out of the race on Thursday, April 5th.  That’s my guess, April 5th at 12 noon. 

The prize is a chicken dinner from Omaha Steaks pictured here.  This is no ordinary chicken dinner incidentally.  It is, Omaha Steaks boasts, a “Delicate Herb Roasted Chicken like you expect to find in a fine bistro.”  And that’s not all.  This this “fully cooked half chicken is boneless, except for the wing. Add in Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans and you’ve got a perfectly balanced dinner with an elegant presentation.” Full retail value of this extraordinary poultry offer? $39.99!

If you want in, simply post your guess for who drops out first in the comment section below.  Please include the name of the withdrawing candidate and the date and time of his withdrawal. The closest guess wins the prize — shipping included!

Oh, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul don’t count.  This is between Messrs. Santorum and Gingrich.

Who’s in?  

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  1. Newt Gingrich, April 5th, 12 Noon

  2. Benjamin Little says:

    Ugh, I am a gambling man… Give me some time to think about it.

  3. Me says:

    The chicken looks a bit like they roasted Pikachu…

  4. Me says:

    P.S. I pick Gingrich, April 5 at 12:01 p.m. 🙂

  5. Mike says:

    Gingrich, April 5 at 12:02 p.m.

  6. […] time to get in on the sweepstakes. I’d do it soon, […]

  7. Jim says:

    That Chicken looks good. April 4th 2:00 after he loses Louisiana, Illinois and Maryland

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