At about this time each year, Mattel rolls out a new collection of University Barbies®, who are invariably clad in pom poms and cheerleading outfits, the logo of their favorite educational institution emblazoned across their perky plastic chests.
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This year, the toy maker threw the Barbie-collecting community a curve ball. Rather than a homogeneous lineup of Barbies, they threw in a couple of Ken dolls as Aggie yell leaders. Here's the description from BarbieCollector.com:
Rally round, Aggies! Ken® doll joins the Texas A&M cheer squad in a white jumpsuit and red athletic shoes with articulated arms ready to basket toss or build a pyramid. "We're gonna beat you all to Chigaroogarem, rough, tough, real stuff, Texas A&M!"
That pretty much sums it up. All that's left to say is that the Longhorns can go ahead and declare permanent victory in their century-plus-old rivalry. And that we're really disappointed that neither of them is Rick Perry.
(h/t Liberally Lean)