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Metta World Peace Describes America If He Were President In Bizarre, Racial-Stereotype-Filled Tweets

"I need all the electricity votes."

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NBA player Metta World Peace sent out a tirade of tweets with a photo of his face photoshopped on to a picture of President Barack Obama.

I'm changing my name to Bi Partisan "Bi Partison for three!!

Metta World Peace@MettaWorldPeace

I'm changing my name to Bi Partisan
"Bi Partison for three!!

05:07 AM - 2 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The photo appears to have originated from a fan who tweeted it to him Monday night.

@MettaWorldPeace metta for president?

Each tweet contained some sort of faux campaign promise, many of which were based on racial stereotypes.

"Cereal for everyone"

But it wasn't all food-based.

5 days off per week for lazy people , with pay

I'll have an in house therapist for also. So you can trust in my judgment. I will not get emotional and things

Metta World Peace@MettaWorldPeace

I'll have an in house therapist for also. So you can trust in my judgment. I will not get emotional and things

02:26 PM - 2 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Vote now. I need all the electricity votes

He clarified after he meant "electoral" votes.

He even included an homage to Obama's 2008 mantra, "Yes we can."

After his tweets, World Peace concluded with a pseudo-lesson for everyone following along.

Weird people will be normal and normal people will be weird

Metta World Peace@MettaWorldPeace

Weird people will be normal and normal people will be weird

02:34 PM - 2 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jacob Fischler is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C.

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