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Slipknot's Shawn "Clown" Crahan For Iowa Governor?

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The Central Iowa City View website has posted a story online about 25 people who aren't running for governor of Iowa but should be. Somehow Shawn "Clown" Crahan of Slipknot made the list. An excerpt from the article can be viewed below.

Shawn Crahan, one of the Slipknot guys, loves his native state and has lots of ideas on how to attract young people. (He’s 40.) He’s smart, thoughtful and creative, and he understands the Iowa culture — and what’s right and what’s wrong about it. He’d be an exciting leader. Who wouldn’t want to boast that the governor has a band called Dirty Little Rabbits. Besides, when dealing with the Legislature, he simply could put on his clown mask — so he could fit right in.

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1. DarkXmaster writes:

whoa this is pretty big for the knot.

# Apr 12, 2010 @ 5:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. RTB writes:

You might wanna run for mayor 1st, gain a little experience...but what do i know...if al frankin can win, so could crahan.....

# Apr 12, 2010 @ 5:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. n0thinghead writes:

clown for governor!!! \m/

# Apr 12, 2010 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. kid_on_a_bike writes:

lol Clown!

# Apr 13, 2010 @ 1:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Hollow writes:

I'd vote for him.

# Apr 13, 2010 @ 8:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. fractal_suicide writes:

slipknot sucks monkey d***...plus tht move has been played already who gives a fk if a musician is running for gov? especially with a piss a$$ band

# Apr 13, 2010 @ 11:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. thegoosegoblin writes:

It's amazing how easy it is to pick out those who read the actual article and those who just read the title and then get straight to posting.

# Apr 13, 2010 @ 11:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. GORECUNT writes:

I can already see the campaign slogan AGAINST Shawn Crahan.

"Vote for the Clown and all hope will be gone"

# Apr 14, 2010 @ 4:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ ROFL!!!

# Apr 14, 2010 @ 8:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Blindgreed1 writes:

Shawn "the a$$ clown" Crahan for Guvnuh? Too bad he's really not running. I'd love to see his assisnation on the evening news. The man is a complete fvcking moron. Trust me on that.

# Apr 14, 2010 @ 8:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Necrovomit writes:

maybe he'd pull a palin and run for VP lol

# Apr 14, 2010 @ 11:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. WOLF7 writes:

But aren't all governors clowns anyway? Apart from California where they've got a Terminator.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ watch out w/ that one, he'll go back in time and shoot ur dad's left testicle off.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Necrovomit writes:

i am a clown machine, living clown paint over a mediocre musician

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Hammerheart writes:

I would never vote for him, but sadly, he'd probably be better than the douchebag governor we've got now. That bastard raised cigarette prices $1.50 a pack.. *grumble grumble*

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. WOLF7 writes:

n0thinghead, you think my dad's got testicles? ;)

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 3:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. ZombieDust writes:

I love that all the haters can't even spell ass.

As for the article it'd be good for Shawn during the Hiatus

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 4:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. GORECUNT writes:

Another campaign slogan against Crahan:

"SlipkNOT IN MY STATE"

# Apr 18, 2010 @ 6:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. GORECUNT writes:

Hammerheart, how much do cigs cost over there? I'm p***ed enough about $8 in Maryland

# Apr 18, 2010 @ 6:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. XxSorrowxX writes:

id vote 4 him!

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 3:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. DeathInEye writes:

No, just no. I'd never vote for him.

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 4:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Blindgreed1 writes:

ZombieDust: You're a drummer. All you do is hit sh!t with wood. You will be forgiven only because you don't know any better.

Gore: They're between 6-8 bucks here depending on what you smoke. 7-8 for menthol or higher end smokes.

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. n0thinghead writes:

wolf: wtf?? 0.o then ur... ur a... ROBOT!!!

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 6:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. kid_on_a_bike writes:

blind: Drums are very important, dont forget that.

# Apr 23, 2010 @ 9:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. RTB writes:

Not a robot VP....a cyborg......big differance..

# Apr 23, 2010 @ 11:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Necrovomit writes:

"i can see des moines from my house!

# Apr 23, 2010 @ 11:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. metalfan653 writes:

Vote for the freakish clown cuz he sure can bang on those trash cans.

# Apr 24, 2010 @ 12:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. BoltThrower writes:

Elections consist of choosing between a clown and a turd sandwich.

# Apr 24, 2010 @ 8:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. WOLF7 writes:

n0thinghead, it´s a bit complicated. My father´s the cyborg, I´m a clone. I´ll explain you sometime, but it´s all top secret...

# Apr 24, 2010 @ 1:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Rychemn writes:

Easy on us drummers there BG1.......we are the driving force behind all great songs.......oh and we occassionally hit a cymbal or two at times!!!!!.....Hee, hee.....

# Apr 24, 2010 @ 1:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. WOLF7 writes:

Rychemm, in the future there´ll be no drummers in metal. No guitars or bass either for that matter, just a bunch of guys sitting in circles humming away and strumming sitars through Marshall stacks. That´s the future, mate. It´s called it "New Age" already

# Apr 24, 2010 @ 2:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Rychemn writes:

If that is the future of "Metal"......than you can count me out!!!!

# Apr 24, 2010 @ 6:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Hammerheart writes:

GC: They're $6-$7 a pack here, which is still way too expensive, considering they used to be $3-$4 before on average.

# Apr 24, 2010 @ 11:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Kn0t writes:

you all realize it says his name was on a list for people that AREN'T running for governor.... Just people that should. lol dumbasses

# Apr 25, 2010 @ 12:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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