Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Only in Idaho

Fanaticism knows no bounds. From the Associated Press:
A Senate candidate has legally changed his name to Pro-Life and will appear on the ballot that way this year, state election officials say. As Marvin Pro-Life Richardson, the organic strawberry farmer from Letha, 30 miles northwest of Boise, was denied the use of his middle name when he ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2006 because the state’s policy bars the use of slogans on the ballot. Now, though, officials in the Idaho secretary of state’s office say they have no choice because Pro-Life is his full and only name. He says he will run for the highest state office on the ballot every two years for the rest of his life, advocating murder charges for doctors who perform abortions and for women who obtain the procedure.
Needless to say, this jackass is a Republican. What is more surprising is that he’s planning to run for the Senate seat presently held by notorious toe-tapper Larry Craig.

The whole idiotic story can be found here.

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