Siberian Town Seeks To Elect Cat As Mayor
News| | By Felissa Allard
“People don’t know who to trust any more,” local pensioner Yevgeny Kuznetsov said. “They have come to the conclusion that they can’t trust the authorities.” The anonymous poll was launched earlier this month on Russian social network Vk. Barsik’s campaign slogan is, “Only mice don’t vote for Barsik.” Apparently, this is the season of the political outsider. Just ask Donald Trump.
"Barsik's own motives and intentions have been made clear by several popular videos of him yawning and batting at a small feathery toy."— Fruzsina Eördögh (@FruzsE) December 18, 2015