KING OF THE RATS – Time Travel Meets Hannah Montana

Political satirist Vermin Supreme takes the floor from an amused John McCain during his 2000 presidential campaign in New Hampshire. (Photo courtesy of The Nashua Telegraph).

Political satirist Vermin Supreme takes the floor from an amused John McCain during his 2000 presidential campaign in New Hampshire. (Photo courtesy of The Nashua Telegraph).

Meet the only presidential candidate who supports time travel research, would lower the voting age to 5, advocates the use of waterboarding in the public schools and would tap Hannah Montana as vice president!

Charging that all politicians are rats, this 2008 presidential fringe candidate legally changed his name to “Vermin Supreme.” Is Vermin a clever humorist, spoofing our nation’s love affair with negative politics? Or is he just an obnoxious, self-absorbed heckler? You decide.

Click here to watch “King of the Rats: On the Trail with Vermin Supreme.”

“King of the Rats” was selected as a finalist in CNN’s 2008 iReport Film Festival.

How seriously would we take mainstream presidential candidates if they wore silly hats but maintained the same core political values?  (Photo illustration by Greg Constantine; Original photo of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's 2008 Unity Rally by Ilya Mirman).

How seriously would we take mainstream presidential candidates if they wore silly hats but maintained the same core political values? (Photo illustration by Greg Constantine; Original photo of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's 2008 Unity Rally by Ilya Mirman).

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