Roseanne Barr wants to be the president

Taylor Bigler Entertainment Editor
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No joke. Roseanne Barr is running for President of the United States.

The comedienne filed official documents seek the Green Party’s nomination for commander-in-chief, the Associated Press reported.

Barr said the two major parties aren’t serving Americans.

“The Democrats and Republicans have proven that they are servants — bought and paid for by the 1 percent — who are not doing what’s in the best interest of the American people,” Barr said.

On NBC’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Thursday, she laid out her most important campaign issue: “The legalization of marijuana … [and] … the end of all drug wars.”

The actress followed up on Twitter saying she would forgive all student loans and “homeowner” debt by “kicking out the Fed.”

Barr also tweeted that as president she would institute single-payer health care within the first 100 days of her administration, reconfigure the American diet to include nuts rather than animal protein — she owns a 100-acre Macadamia nut farm in Hawaii — and champion gay rights.

“Mainstream media will be unable to ignore me, but more importantly they will be unable to overlook the needs of average Americans in the run-up to the 2012 election,” Barr said in a statement.

Barr’s most well-known role was as a foul-mouthed, blue collar mom on the sitcom, “Roseanne,” which ran from 1988 to 1997. She earned an Emmy and a Golden Globe for the role.

If she wants to be POTUS, however, Barr will need to brush up on the lyrics to the national anthem. The actress famously butchered the song at a 1990 San Diego Padres game.

Can we get a sing-off between President Obama, Mitt Romney and Roseanne, please?


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