The comedian who could be president

Feb 7, 2019Polls suggest Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian with no previous political experience, has become one of the frontrunners in Ukraine’s presidential election. His campaign is blurring the line between fact and fiction, as he stars in a hit TV series in which he plays a teacher who unexpectedly becomes president. Some recent polls even put Mr Zelenskiy ahead of current President Petro Poroshenko, as well as opposition leader and former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, for the vote scheduled to begin with a first round on 31 March. However, there are some important differences between Mr Zelenskiy and the TV character he plays, as BBC Ukraine Correspondent Jonah Fisher reports.

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  1. I’ve seen him playing the piano with his pants down around his ankles. I’ve seen dancin’ with a bunch of buff guys, all is stiletto heels. With all the pervs being given positions of ‘high authority” the system is certainly mocking us. End goal: mass insanity. To make life more bizarre is to take the eyes of the people off their oppression. As it progresses the bizarre moves to the macabre and everyone is in the toilet. They’ll keep putting on these grotesque shows to lure us into the abnormal until the absolutely normal stop them. And we shall.


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