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Vote For The Candidate Of Our Choice

This is an important election year, as we all know. And the time has come for us to put aside our hilarity for a moment and endorse a candidate. In our opinion, the clear best choice for America’s future is — Whiting, Indiana.

We speak, of course, of the annual Capital of the Pierogy Pocket of America contest.

Mr. PierogiPierogies, for those unaware, are boiled dumplings that are usually stuffed with potatoes, but that can be stuffed with anything. Five towns are vying for the Capital title. While all five have their merits, Whiting is clearly a cut above the others. It not only made the World’s Largest (edible) Pierogy this year, but it also made a pledge that was just reported in the Munster (Indiana) Times:

“If crowned this year’s winner, Whiting officials told contest organizers they will use the $10,000 prize to build a commemorative 10-foot statue of their dancing pierogies at the entrance to the town’s business district.”

With little prompting, pale-skinned, living Pierogies pour onto the streets of Whiting to do their gleeful pastry promenade in events and parades. This new statue though, will be visible 24/7, an excellent side dish to the Neon Kielbasa, which is also located within the Pierogy Pocket of America.


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3 Responses to “Vote For The Candidate Of Our Choice”

  1. SusieK Says:
    October 14th, 2008 at 4:56 pm

    Those dancing pierogies do tug at the heart. Or something.

    I do like the idea of a kielbasa/pierogy ticket. Plus, it’s even got the mixed gender thing going for it (I think).

  2. Cindy Sue Causey Says:
    October 21st, 2008 at 12:01 pm

    Well, thanks to SusieK, one thing’s for sure.. I’ll never look at these (nor Pigs in a Blanket) the same way ever again.. :))

  3. Dan Says:
    October 21st, 2008 at 5:37 pm

    What, no link to the Canadian pierogi in Alberta?

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