"Cesar Chavez," Congressional Candidate With Name-Change, Selling Cesar Chavez Swag

For just $20, you can get a photo with Cesar Chavez.

No, not the labor leader known for the "sí, se puede" tagline. We're talking about former Republican Scott Fistler, who changed his name to Cesar Chavez as he attempts to run for Congress as a Democrat in Arizona's 7th Congressional District.

See also:
-"Cesar Chavez" Removed From Ballot in Congressional Race
-Congressional Candidate Cesar Chavez Has Nothing to Do With Actual Cesar Chavez

Chavez has been removed from the ballot due to invalid signatures he gathered to get on that ballot, but he's come up with a way to raise campaign funds to get back on track: Chavez swag.

This includes having a meal with Chavez for $50 (you have to cover the cost of the meal, too).

From "Chavez's" campaign website:

Equally hilarious is a list of Chavez "facts" he's recently placed on his website:

According to our own analysis, that's a whole lot of bull. Here's the rundown:

1. Actually probably true
2. False
3. False
4. I was about to give my toaster a bath until I heard Chavez was running. False.
5. Insufficient evidence
6. Guaranteed non-best-seller
7. Possibly true.

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