SHERMAN OAKS, California
(AP) --In an unprecedented show of support for the
"hanging chads" in Palm Beach County, Bob Kontras has
hung himself in a stocking on a post in his apartment.
He is calling himself "Hanging Bob" and vows to stay
there until all hanging chads are have been hand
"I felt the chads were being
unfairly blamed for this entire fiasco." Bob
explained, "They just want the right to be counted,
hanging, pregnant or otherwise."
Kontras, a registered
Democrat, has been hanging for nearly two days without
food or water - making bathroom breaks unnecesary as a
Bob Kontras, hanging in protest
for the rights of the "hanging chads" in Palm Beach
County - FULL VIDEO
Masters, Adam and
Jessica Kontras, were "stunned" at how Bob
was able to position himself so high, but
soon realized he did not act
It seems brother
J-Dog, a registered Republican, in a show
of non-partisan politics, gladly helped
Bob in his protest.
"Bob hanging from
a post for an unidentified amount of time?
Yeah, I took part in that." J-Dog
replied, "Not only did I help him up
there, I gave him the idea. It's really
two Bobs with one stone: Bob taking part
in this historical election, and of
course...come on, Bob's been hanging 5
feet in the air for two days."
When asked if he felt his
protest was being heard, Bob broke into chant:
"FLORIDA VOTERS DON'T BE HAD!
YOU MUST COUNT THE HANGING CHADS!"
and continued until J-Dog abruptly smacked him in the
In the past 24 hours since we
originally brought you this story, Bob has been
visited by many celebrities including Dave Foley,
Patrick Warburton and former "LA Law" prosecutor
"I'm not an attorney, but I
played one on TV." Greene began, "And Hanging Bob's
protest has made the case for the "hanging chads" even
stronger. I believe you will see all hanging chads
accounted for in the state of Florida and the election
of President Al Gore shortly thereafter."
The "hanging chads" declined
For now, Hanging Bob
continues to be glued to CNN (and the wall), awaiting
a final recount from Palm Beach County. We can only
hope this hand recount gets resolved quickly. For
Bob's sake of course, but truly for all of