Can A Cookie Contest Predict The Election?

In four of the last five elections, the husband of Family Circle's First Lady cookie contest winner has become president. Will Michelle Obama's latest victory over Ann Romney continue the trend, or did Cindy McCain's 2008 win break the streak?

1992: Clinton v. Bush

1992: Clinton v. Bush

Hillary Clinton's oatmeal chocolate chips beat out Barbara Bush's classic chocolate chips.

1996: Clinton v. Dole

1996: Clinton v. Dole

Elizabeth Dole's pecan rolls also fell to Clinton's oatmeal chocolate chips. (Because duh, they're pecan rolls.)

2000: Bush v. Gore

2000: Bush v. Gore

Laura Bush's Texas cowboy cookies dominated Tipper Gore's gingersnaps.

2004: Bush v. Kerry

2004: Bush v. Kerry

Laura Bush won again, but this time with oatmeal chocolate chunks. Teresa Heinz Kerry's pumpkin spice cookies didn't stand a chance.


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