Support Reverend Billy!

Youth A: Are you being sarcastic?
Youth B: I don’t even know any more, man…
~The Simpsons

Coiffured street performer Reverend Billy will run for mayor of NYC on the Green Party ticket, according to the NYTimes.

This is the first instance of a burner (read: Burning Man festival attendee) running for major political office that I know of.

What’s his platform? Oppose consumerism, focus on “neighborhoods,” pretend to be an evangelical Christian.

It’s a superb policy agenda as far as I’m concerned, but for the lamentable absence of “lampooning Bobby Jindal” which, sources indicate, will emerge as a central issue in the next election cycle.

Like Bobby J, Rev. Billy has made a recent and ridiculous appearance on CBS:


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