A petition is circulating in France for President Obama to become president of the European country, per Daily Mail.
The petition calls for one million signatures. 500 posters affiliated with the campaign have been hung throughout Paris.
Check it out:
The website says the former commander-in-chief ‘has the best resume in the world for the job’.
‘We wish to strike a blow by electing a foreign president at the head of our beautiful country,’ the website reads.
‘Barack Obama has completed his second term as president of the United States… why not hire him as president for France?’
The creators of the petition have conceded that the campaign is actually a joke, but that it began out of frustration over the candidates currently in the race.
‘We were thinking about French politics and saying that we were fed up with the fact that we all the time had to vote against someone and how it would be cool to be able to vote for someone we admire. We came up with Obama,’ one creator said.
‘It’s definitely a joke. But it could make people think a little bit about what we could do differently in French politics… the idea was to make people wake up.’
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