5 year old Isabella Lamb is running for the presidential election in 2040. Ok, really, her parents have set up the campaign as a statement for campaign finance reform. As her father, Paul Lamb, says in his August interview on NPR's Marketplace:
"I nearly cried when I heard presidential candidates spent $880 million during the 2004 election. That's about $3 for every man, woman and child in the United States.Her campaign platform is based on what she learned in kindergarten:
Not only is it a ridiculous waste of money, but it means that only the super-rich or super-connected can even begin to contemplate a run for the presidency.
Well, I for one am not waiting around for real campaign finance reform any longer. I have decided to take matters into my own hands and those of my daughter's.
I am taking my $3 and investing it in a presidential campaign to elect my oldest daughter, currently age 5, to the presidency in the year 2040."
1. Play niceAnd she has a slogan: "Make Cupcakes Not War."
2. Don't cheat
3. Help out without being asked
4. Raise your hand before you talk
5. Share with everybody
6. Don't lie
7. No yelling
8. No fighting
9. Pick up after yourself
10. Don't take things that aren't yours.
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