“San Francisco Values” Makes Another Appearance

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Run for your lives, there are ethnic men in cowboy hats dancing with two women at the same time! You know what that means!

Kay Barnes may look like a perfectly nice woman (and an effective mayor of Kansas City to boot!), but don’t be fooled. Sam Graves knows she loves teh gay.

Update: Does anyone else feel like they found these dancers by putting out a casting call for Black Eyed Peas look-a-likes?

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