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Photos: In Kenyan bull fight, Obama trounces Romney

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, Nov. 3 2012 11:44 p.m. MDT

A man holds his stick up ready to control a bull waiting to fight, at a bullfight in Khayega, Kakamega county, near Kisumu in western Kenya Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. The traditional bullfights go back generations and are a matter of pride and prestige for the bull-owners, taking place each weekend and featuring two highly-prized bulls from different villages fighting each other until one flees in defeat, after having been fed a secret herbal concoction during the preceding day which often includes marijuana, known locally as bhang. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Associated Press

KHAYEGA, Kenya — If the U.S. presidential election were to be determined by a bull fight in Kenya then President Barack Obama would defeat Mitt Romney.

On Saturday, villagers from the western Kenya town of Khayega held a bull fighting contest between a 900-pound black bull they named Obama and a black and white 1,000-pound bull they named Mitt Romney. Both are cattle breeds indigenous to Kenya. Despite being lesser in size Obama was the overwhelming favorite having won six of his last fights and he did not disappoint. After close to a half-hour the bulls were separated and Obama was declared winner.

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