"Cesar Chavez," Congressional Candidate With Name-Change, Selling Cesar Chavez Swag

Categories: Election 2014
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The campaign website of "Cesar Chavez."


For just $20, you can get a photo with Cesar Chavez.

No, not the labor leader known for the "sí, se puede" tagline. We're talking about former Republican Scott Fistler, who changed his name to Cesar Chavez as he attempts to run for Congress as a Democrat in Arizona's 7th Congressional District.

See also:
-"Cesar Chavez" Removed From Ballot in Congressional Race
-Congressional Candidate Cesar Chavez Has Nothing to Do With Actual Cesar Chavez

Chavez has been removed from the ballot due to invalid signatures he gathered to get on that ballot, but he's come up with a way to raise campaign funds to get back on track: Chavez swag.

This includes having a meal with Chavez for $50 (you have to cover the cost of the meal, too).

From "Chavez's" campaign website:

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Equally hilarious is a list of Chavez "facts" he's recently placed on his website:

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According to our own analysis, that's a whole lot of bull. Here's the rundown:

1. Actually probably true
2. False
3. False
4. I was about to give my toaster a bath until I heard Chavez was running. False.
5. Insufficient evidence
6. Guaranteed non-best-seller
7. Possibly true.

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9 comments
jurywork
jurywork

Have to at least give the guy some credit.  He is at least testing how stupid his public maybe.  In AZ you just never know unless you try.

Jimmy Green
Jimmy Green

He needs to pack his carpet bag and gtfo of town.

wtf...
wtf...

people... let's not even comment on this one or any other article, and hope the media stop reporting on this fucking idiot!...

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

$5 for a bj? I could use one right now. Cesar? You online? Call me.

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