More than 80 wackos already running for President

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Open Secrets via the Political Wire points out that 85 people have already filed papers with the Federal Election Commission to run for the presidency in 2012. Among them are President Emperor Caesar, Jonathon the Impaler Sharkey and Rutherford Bert Hayes.

“Perhaps the closest we get to a maybe-was-household-name-in-a-few-households-about-20-years-ago candidate is Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue, an organization that sprung to prominence during the 1990s as it attempted to shut down abortion clinics across the nation. Terry filed a statement of candidacy on Jan. 18, and he’s running as a Democrat.”

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