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[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]New favorite candidate?

— Salon.com [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Where do I cast my vote?

GOOD Magazine [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Wait, what?

— BayArea.com [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Have you ever wished there was more talk of climate change in national politics? … If so, then prepare to get excited about the very strange U.S. Senate campaign of  California’s Mike Beitiks.

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[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]A San Francisco attorney’s guerrilla campaign to succeed Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate rests upon a laser-like focus on combating climate change and a hefty dose of sarcastic humor.

Inside Bay Area[/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Beitiks is joking, of course, but he’s also deadly serious.

MSNBC [/pullquote]

 

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Or as Beitiks puts it: “If you look death in the eyes and you don’t laugh, you’re kind of missing the point of life. If you do nothing, you’re also missing the point of life.”

— In These Times [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Yes, it’s an unconventional campaign slogan, but you can’t say it’s not memorable.

The Los Angeles Times[/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]His message is simple. He wants us to live.

SFist [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]An “extinction candidate” is running for senate in California.

Vice [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]We need that comic relief in between the freaking out.

— The Lifeboat Hour (45-minute mark)[/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Beitiks’ platform is singular: Halt government action until climate change is addressed . . . he’s hopeful that his extremely narrow campaign will at least offer consolation to those who fear human extinction, if only by letting them know they’re not alone.

The Awl [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Beitiks doesn’t shy away from the fact that his long-shot (longer, really) campaign is designed to draw attention to fighting climate change.

The Sacramento Bee [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]That guy sounds awesome.

BayArea.com [/pullquote]

[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]The SEO page was fucking hilarious.

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[pullquote align=”full” color=”” class=”” cite=”” link=””]Representatives of Koch Industries did not return calls.

— The Wichita Eagle [/pullquote]