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New York, NY
Jimmy McMillan is the face and brain behind the “Rent is Too Damn High” political party. He entered the race to become the next mayor of New York City in 2009 and 2013.
WHY WE LOVE JIMMY:
- Well for one, we have to agree with Jimmy about that rent problem!
- The announced his 2013 mayoral candidacy with a hip hop music video that generated over 750,000 views
- In addition to being a political activist, McMillan is also a karate expert and Vietnam War Veteran