At least he knows what he wants.
So, this almost happened. Yes, that John McAfee, creator of McAfee antivirus software and fugitive from the law for fucking teenagers, who may or may not have murdered his neighbor in Belize in a cocaine fueled rage… that John McAfee.
The Vatican had to pull over 6000 gold, silver and bronze commemorative coins after it was discovered that some troglodyte accidentally misspelled “Jesus” on the coin as “Lesus”. Oh Lesus Hrist.
Electoral shenanigans aren’t anything new by a long shot, but usually if one side is rigging the election in their favor, at least they’re not idiotic enough to accidentally release the results before a single vote is cast. Not Azerbaijan, where before polls even opened, President Ilham Aliyev, who has been in office for ten years after succeeding his father, won in a landslide with 72% of the vote. Jamil Hasanli came in second with 7.4% of votes cast.
The data were quickly recalled. The official story is that the app’s developer had mistakenly sent out the 2008 election results as part of a test. But that’s a bit flimsy, given that the released totals show the candidates from this week, not from 2008.