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HOH’s One-Minute Recess: DeLay Is Odds Man Out

Tom DeLay might be Washington’s sentimental favorite to win “Dancing With the Stars— (Republicans for obvious reasons; Democrats simply for the chance to watch more of his cringe-inducing performances), but professional oddsmakers aren’t so kind.

[IMGCAP(1)]The former House Majority Leader, who debuted on the dancing competition Monday night, is low on the list of favored winners. has the Texas Republican on its DWTS “Hall of Shame,— with the chance of him winning the competition at 30-1 (the site favors singer Mya as the winner, with odds of 3-2).

Another oddsmaking site,, is slightly more optimistic about the Hammer’s prospects, giving him a 13-1 chance of besting the other dancers.

We say when it comes to the wily DeLay, all bets are off!

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