That Awkward Moment Politicians Battle Snacks On The Campaign Trail

Politicians don’t like being photographed with their food – and these photos show why.

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.

Hillary Clinton

Republican candidate Jeb Bush and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad noshing on pork chops

Jeb Bush

Donald Trump chowing down some fine pork chop at the Iowa State Fair

Donald Trump

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker showing his appreciation for lamb chops during a campaign stop in Des Moines.

Scott Walker

Former U.S. President George W. Bush eating an ear of raw sweet corn during a visit to a farmers market

George W. Bush

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Former Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann with a corn dog at the Iowa State Fair

Michele Bachmann

President Barack Obama biting into a bratwurst during his campaign trail in Milwaukee

Barack Obama

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry with a delicious looking corn dog at the Iowa State Fair

Rick Perry

Last but not the least:

Mitt Romney chomping down on some fried treat during his presidential campaign

Mitt Romney

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