WASHINGTON — On Sunday the Denver Broncos will face off against the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, and the House delegations of Colorado and Washington are each putting one local product on the line in a friendly wager.
Most are offering some variety of wine, steak, chocolate or other food. But Colorado Republican Rep. Cory Gardener is offering one standout delicacy — Rocky Mountain oysters.
Yes, if the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl, several United States Congressmen will receive a package filled with deep-fried bull testicles, also known as Rocky Mountain oysters.
"We will be happy to let the Republicans in our delegation have the Rocky Mountain oysters," said Bryan Thomas, communications director for Democratic Washington Rep. Rick Larsen.
"If that's the best delicacy they can come up with from their district I feel bad for them," he added.
No word on whether cocktail sauce will be included with the package.
Jacob Fischler is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C.
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