Tchotchke Watch: John Gregg and His Mustache for Governor

More
John Gregg mustache pin.jpg

John Gregg, the former Democratic speaker of Indiana's House of Representatives, is running for governor -- with some help from his mustache.

The thoroughly mustached Gregg has made lip fur a theme in his gubernatorial run. He gives out tiny mustache pins, as shown above. This is his campaign logo:

gregglogo.png

Gregg, who has sported his robust 'stache for 37 years, has been told he should shave it for the gubernatorial run, an aide said. Maintaining it has been a political statement, he told the Indianapolis Star:

"If I shave this off," Gregg said, "people would say, 'What else is he going to change to be governor?' I'm not changing anything to be governor. I am what I am."

The biggest name and de facto favorite in Indiana's 2012 gubernatorial race is Republican Rep. Mike Pence, so Gregg and his mustache may need all the help they can get.

Image credit: Gregg for Governor

Jump to comments
Presented by

Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

Video

Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

Video

A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Video

What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

Video

Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In