Washington, Aug 6 : The US presidential campaign has seen many sides of its competitors, one being Republican presidential hopeful John McCain asking his wife to take part in a topless beauty pageant.
The beauty pageant not only includes topless women, but on occasion bottomless ones too, as per ESPN.com.
"I was looking at the Sturgis schedule, and noticed that you had a beauty pageant, so I encouraged Cindy to compete," Usmagazine quoted McCain as saying at a rally in Sturgis, South Dakota.
"I told her [that] with a little luck, she could be the only woman to serve as both the First Lady and Miss Buffalo Chip," he added.
Jim Caple, an ESPN.com columnist, had written that there had been a scene at the pageant, which resulted in a woman "dancing naked on a bar top."
It is not clear if McCain knew the specifics of the pageant, but his announcement caused the audience to burst into cheers.