11 Bizarre Political Parties From Around The World
We hear about major political parties daily – in the US, the Democrats and Republicans dominate the political landscape. However, that does not mean that they are the only parties out there. In fact, there are a whole host of different political parties, all with their own platforms and agendas. While most range from the moderate to the extreme, some defy such simplistic characterization and can be referred to only as bizarre. These eleven parties represent some of the most strange and unusual political movements in the world.
The Vampyres, Witches And Pagans Party
Founded by former wrestler, Luciferian and self-professed vampyer John Sharkey, The VWP advocates a right-wing platform drawing primarily from libertarian thought, with some notable exceptions. For example, Sharkey insists that violent criminal be executed by public impalement (an obvious reference to Vlad the Impaler).
The Rhinoceros Party Of Canada
Operating in Canada from 1963 to 1993, The Rhinoceros Party promised “to keep none of our promises.” The party suggested a wide range of pragmatic solutions for Canada – eliminating crime by repealing all laws, annexing the United States, and towing Antarctica to the North Pole, as one candidate explained, “Once we have Antarctica, we’ll control all of the world’s cold. If another Cold War starts, we’ll be unbeatable”.