Anthony Weiner, who recently voiced his interest in running for New York City mayor in a lengthy New York Times Magazine profile, isn’t the only candidate whose private parts have become public. He shares that honor with porn stars Mary Carey, who ran for governor of California in 2003, and Mimi Miyagi, who ran for governor of Nevada in 2006. Weiner is the only one of the three to have suggestive images unintentionally released, however. Miyagi and Carey were open about their histories in porn — Miyagi, who ran as a Republican, reportedly said, “I have nothing left to hide. […] My slogan is, ‘I’m bare and honest at all times.’”
The chart above is not exhaustive. And some seemingly likely contenders didn’t qualify. Perhaps most disappointingly, Levi Johnston, who posed for Playgirl, did not actually follow through with his plan to run for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
- The CIA has officially—but very quietly—admitted that some allegations about its torture program were true.
- The U.S. government is suing Ferguson, Missouri, after the city tried to change a negotiated police reform settlement.
- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has dropped out of the 2016 Republican presidential race after poor results in New Hampshire 🇺🇸