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Metta World Peace can solve all of America’s problems

New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace warms up before facing the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace warms up before facing the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) AP

Former Knicks forward Metta World Peace has decided that he’s going to solve all of America’s problems. But first, he’ll need to be elected the country’s next president. A fan sent World Peace this photo of his face photoshopped onto Barack Obama’s body last night, and then this afternoon World Peace blasted his Twitter account with his platform, which included seemingly insensitive and stereotypical racial comments.

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He already has a campaign slogan.

Who could argue against free cereal?

Then things got racial pretty quickly.

...and then they got worse.

He later clarified he needed all of the electoral votes.

World Peace turns 35 in November, so he’ll eligible to start campaigning in time for the 2016 election. It’s still uncertain whether he’s spent the required 14 years living in the US, or if he’s disqualified by his time spent on another planet.

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