Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Christmas Creature Wins Republican Nomination for Knox County Mayor

Posted By on Wed, May 2, 2018 at 10:23 AM

christmas_creature.jpg

In what can only be viewed as a victory in the "War on Christmas," the Republicans of Knox County, Tennessee have selected the Christmas Creature as their nominee for mayor. Pro wrestler Glenn Jacobs, who made his Memphis wrestling debut in 1993 as a heel holiday character wrapped in tinsel, won Tuesday night's Republican primary for mayor of Knox County by just 17 votes.


Based on the voting demographics of the county, the wrestler best known as The Undertaker's "brother" Kane is now almost a lock to become the mayor.
This is not fake news. Fake Diesel is probably going to be Knox County's next mayor.


Years after Jerry Lawler's own failed attempts to become mayor of Memphis, his evil dentist is now one step closer to achieving the same goal on the other side of the state.


If you think the current political climate might be a sign of the apocalypse, Knoxville just added to your paranoia by nominating someone for public office who once went by the name Doomsday.


Listen to Kevin Cerrito talk about pro wrestling on the radio every Saturday from 11-noon CT on Sports 56/87.7 FM in Memphis. Subscribe to Cerrito Live on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, tunein, PlayerFM or Sticher.
Follow him on Twitter @cerrito.

Tags: ,

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.


Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2018

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation