12 Cordially Trolly Moments in Political History

12 Cordially Trolly Moments in Political History

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Ah, the world of politics! It is a strange and mysterious place, full of intrigue and drama. It is also the source of some of the most bizarre and hilarious pranks ever pulled. From the strange and unlikely expletive acrostic sent by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, to the giant balloon of London Mayor Sadiq Khan wearing a yellow bikini, to the Texas lawmaker who praised the Boston Strangler for his "unusual methods of controlling the population," the political world has seen its fair share of outrageos pranks. 

In this list, we will explore 12 strange, little-known political pranks that have been pulled over the years. From the infamous Watergate scandal to the more light-hearted stunts of Dick Tuck and RTMark, these pranks are sure to make you laugh and shake your head in disbelief. So sit back, relax, and get ready to be amazed by the strange and wonderful world of political pranks.

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Wolverine’s secrets revealed ... or not.

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Library and Archives Canada


Vader denied his right to vote.

Trollitical History Ukraine's Darth Vader cosplayer In October 2014, Darth Vader, a candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections, was not allowed to vote because he wouldn't take off his mask. Не was a guy formerly known as Viktor Shevchenko, who said he was a serious politician. CRACKED

Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters (via The Independent)

The Independent

Controlling the population indeed.

Trollitical History Tom Moore's resolution praising the Boston Strangler On April 1, 1971, Texas lawmaker Tom Moore tricked his fellow legislators in the state House into passing a resolution that praised the Boston Strangler for his unconventional techniques involving population control. CRACKED

Associated Press


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