HomelessHow's this sound for a slate of candidates? A homeless tarot card reader, "Grandpa" the pedicab driver and a 20-year-old street performer.
Those are the Green Party political hopefuls whom Republican operative Steve May has recruited to run for office in Arizona, the New York Times reports.
While the state's community of tarot enthusiasts is unlikely to sway any elections, May insists that he hasn't engaged in any political trickery. "Did I recruit candidates? Yes," May told the Times. "Are they fake candidates? No way."
May also openly concedes that his recruits, who are running for various state offices, "may siphon some support from the Democrats," according to the newspaper.Read More »from Arizona Republican recruits homeless to run for office