Vladimir Franz, Heavily Tattooed Drama Professor, Wants To Be Next President Of Czech Republic

A presidential candidate in the Czech Republic is getting lots of ink -- both in the press and on his body.

Vladimir Franz, an artist and drama professor in the Eastern European
country, is running for the Czech Republic's highest office, despite a
visual obstacle that might be off-putting to some voters: 90 percent of
his body is covered in tattoos.

His appearance may be extreme, but www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2203345/Vladimir-Franz-Tatt respected painter and a successful opera composer, according to the Daily Mail.

Franz, 53, also graduated from law school and has a doctorate in law,
but decided against making it a career because of the former communist

On the much-inked, multi-colored surface, it might look like Franz is
running a joke campaign, but he insists he is serious about winning,
and believes praguemonitor.com/2012/08/29/presidential-candidate-franz-su