Skip to comments.This is Vladimir Franz, the heavily tattooed Czech presidential candidate
Posted on 01/12/2013 4:06:21 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
It's hard to imagine a heavily tattooed candidate like Vladimir Franz doing well in the United States, where most politicians are expected to present the most boring version of themselves to the public. But the 53-year-old drama professor and composer's "Avatar"-like facial tattoos haven't prevented him from becoming the Czech Republic's third most popular presidential candidate.
According to ABC News, Franz has earned a "respectable" 11 percent of the popular vote running as an independent. The elections begin this weekend, with a runoff to take place January 25 and 26.
"My tattoos are my private little garden. They are not a handicap, they are added value," Franz said of the markings that cover his whole head and 90 percent of his body.
"Elections are not a beauty contest. It is all about tolerance," he said.
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Great! one of the Xmen. Heavy is not the word! He could very well be mistaken for an african
If Vaclav Klaus doesn’t win...he can come over here and be President. I’ll take a Czech Non-Globalist Moderate over the Kenyan Muslim Marxist anyday.
Look how that turned out in the United States. To show how "tolerant" we are, we elected a totally unqualified marxist bent on destroying the US. But at least we are "tolerant." Isn't that something to be proud of?
Apparently doesn’t rub off . I don’t see any smears on her.
She’s quite beautiful, really.
I can respect his devotion to his tattoos.
Great Googly Moogly!
Well, I guess as long as he doesn’t have facial piercings he’s electable...
Can’t believe no one noticed the similarity of this guy and Queequeg from the movie Moby Dick!