Double Rainbow Guy for President: 15 Internet Celebs That Should Run for Office Double Rainbow Guy for President: 15 Internet Celebs That Should Run for Office
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Double Rainbow Guy for President: 15 Internet Celebs That Should Run for Office

by Nona Willis Aronowitz

July 24, 2011

The Double Rainbow Guy, aka Paul Vasquez, became a YouTube celebrity after he recorded himself weeping at the sight of nature's own color band. Ostensibly on that merit alone, he's now running for president—on Facebook, that is. Vasquez is taking advantage of a new Facebook app called Votocracy. For only $99, Votocracy allows candidates to earn supporters through "likes" before hosting primaries for every state and Washington, D.C. Ultimately, the goal is for the 51 final contestants to compete in a televised race, a la American Idol.
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Double Rainbow Guy for President: 15 Internet Celebs That Should Run for Office