Philly Activist Staging World’s Largest “Fart-in” for Hillary Clinton

This is not a joke. Cheri Honkala wants to "greet the rhetorical flatulence of Hillary Clinton with the real thing."


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Prepare yourselves, Philadelphia. You might need to hold your breath during the DNC.

Cheri Honkala of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign is organizing the world’s largest “fart-in” for the Democratic National Convention, TruthDig reports.

On the afternoon of July 28th, Honkala will hold a massive “bean supper” for Bernie Sanders delegates on American Street in Kensignton, where she lives.

“We are setting up a Clintonville there, modeled on the Hoovervilles of the 1930s where the poor and unemployed built shanty towns,” Honkala told TruthDig. “The Sanders delegates, their bellies full of beans, will be able to return to the Wells Fargo Center and greet the rhetorical flatulence of Hillary Clinton with the real thing.”

That means you can expect the air to be rife with flatulence during presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s anticipated acceptance speech.

Honkala is calling the event “Beans for Hillary.” Maybe Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will even make an appearance – Honkala told TruthDig she’s inviting him.

Author and Pulitzer-prize winning former New York Times foreign correspondent Chris Hedges will offer a nondenominational prayer during the meal, according to TruthDig.

Anyone who wishes to donates beans for the cause can send cans to 1301 W. Porter Street. Honkala will save leftover beans for the homeless, but she’ll urge everyone to eat as much as possible during the event.

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