THE PLANK OCTOBER 30, 2007
Perennial marginal presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich once saw a UFO, according to, uh, Shirley MacLaine. (I guess they're friends?) In an upcoming book, MacLaine reveals that the Ohio congressman's extraterrestrial sighting happened when he was visiting her:
Dennis found his encounter extremely moving. The smell of roses
drew him out to my balcony where, when he looked up, he saw a gigantic
triangular craft, silent, and observing him.
It hovered, soundless, for 10 minutes or so, and sped away with
a speed he couldn't comprehend. He said he felt a connection in his
heart and heard directions in his mind
Talk about burying the lede! What were the directions? (Marry a much younger red head?) MacLaine doesn't say. Meanwhile, Kucinich's campaign website has already posted a link to an editorial in the Cleveland Plain Dealer entitled "So Dennis Kucinich saw a UFO; what's the big deal?"