There's something fishy going on in Ann Arbor.
Last November, the Michigan fish made a name for itself when it was removed from West Park for being "destructive" to the pond's vegetation. At the time, the 20-pound carp was relocated to a nearby river. But it seems he had greater aspirations.
After establishing a Twitter account last year, the carp -- and whoever's behind the tongue-in-cheek account -- announced its intentions to run for a seat on Ann Arbor's city council.
When I'm elected as a write-in candidate in the Ward 4 city council race this fall, look for some awesome changes, my friend.
— Twenty Pound Carp (@TwentyPoundCarp) September 17, 2013
The carp is also using Twitter to share its campaign platform.
@ryanjstanton Main Street will be lined with shanties and low doggeries, the tanneries and sawmills on the river will thrum once more.
— Twenty Pound Carp (@TwentyPoundCarp) October 30, 2013
It was unclear by press time who was behind the fishy Twitter.
"I'm amused," Eaton told MLive.com. "I have a sense of humor and I think it's funny. I consider a 20-pound carp to be a substantial opponent and I wish him the best."
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