Mr. Burns Running for Mayor of NYC?

09/22/2009 11:39 AM |

The roster of candidates in New York’s upcoming Mayoral Election is quickly reaching Californian levels of ridiculousness (even though the Naked Cowboy dropped out). Today we’ve learned (per Gothamist and the Shepard Fairey-style posters popping up everywhere) that fictional character Montgomery Burns from The Simpsons intends to run for mayor. Here’s a Monty Burns for Mayor campaign video explaining one of his many innovative plans (which also include putting a nuclear power plant in Williamsburg) to sell Staten Island to New Jersey: