Thursday, March 13, 2008
DR. DEATH RUNS FOR CONGRESS
Just when you think the slate of candidates for political office can't get any worse, it does.
Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, who spent eight years in prison for second-degree murder, says he's running for Congress.
Kevorkian, who will be 80 years old in May, picked up petitions from the Oakland County Clerk's Office on Tuesday to run as a candidate with no party affiliation.
"I plan to," Kevorkian said Tuesday afternoon. "I wouldn't do this otherwise. We need some honesty and sincerity instead of corrupt government in Washington."
Kevorkian said he would have more to say about his candidacy next week. "Everything's in a formative stage," he said.
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