Former legislator crucifies himself in protest

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MONTERO, Bolivia -- The Bible says follow in Jesus' footsteps, but we think one former legislator in Bolivia took that too literally.

Edwin Tupa, a member of the opposition party, had aspirations of becoming the mayor of Montero, was denied eligibility to run for the position because he didn't live in the city. So, he crucified himself in protest in front of the electoral tribunal.

Problem is, Tupa fainted after his right hand was nailed to the cross and ended up in a local hospital. Probably best not to elect someone with a God complex.