Tired of voting for rats? Vote for a cat!
“Frustrated with the established mayoral candidates for the capital city of the Mexican state of Veracruz (population: 400K+), two hombres set up a Facebook account for the feline faux candidate ahead of the July 7 election. And he’s actually doing much better than its human competition.”
Morris’ affiliation is listed as “cat anarchist,” or “anarquigato.”
Right meow, Morris has more likes on his Facebook page (nearly 50,000) than three of the four main candidates in the running. And given its social trajectory, he’s expected to overcome the fourth candidate soon.