in the 1985 boise, idaho mayoral election

there were four write-in votes for mr. potato head.


“like most meaningful activities, campaigns are team games.”

-alastair campbell

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  1. Unfortunately, in many countries there is always a Mr. and/or Ms. Potato Head running a campaign … it’s when they actually get elected that it becomes scary. From the Pixar Wiki … “Though he can be sarcastic, cynical, jealous, and sometimes unfriendly and rude, he has a heart of gold deep down and is prepared to go to limitless lengths to save his friends.” Wonder what happened to the “heart of gold” part of the description with our present day politicians? Seems to me these same politicians take the statement literally rather than figuratively … I enjoyed your post, Beth …

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