There’s a general consensus that politicians are afraid of being photographed with food. It might have something to do with the fact that eating can often get messy, and these polished politicians wish to appear dignified at all times.
Since the 2016 presidential campaign is in full swing and all the candidates are hot on the campaign trail, here’s a collection of images showing some of the best snacking moments from presidential campaigns over the years.
Here’s Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton with a drink coupled with a deep fried treat at Iowa State Fair.
Republican candidate Jeb Bush and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad noshing on pork chops
Donald Trump chowing down some fine pork chop at the Iowa State Fair
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker showing his appreciation for lamb chops during a campaign stop in Des Moines.
Former U.S. President George W. Bush eating an ear of raw sweet corn during a visit to a farmers market
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Former Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann with a corn dog at the Iowa State Fair
President Barack Obama biting into a bratwurst during his campaign trail in Milwaukee
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry with a delicious looking corn dog at the Iowa State Fair
Last but not the least:
Mitt Romney chomping down on some fried treat during his presidential campaign