What if a well-known comedian like Jimmy Kimmel or Sarah Silverman decided to start a political party? And then ran for mayor of L.A.? And then won? Well, that’s basically what happened four years ago in Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland.
Iceland’s Comedian Mayor
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