Last year, during the New York gubernatorial race, one man stood out more than the eventual winner Andrew Cuomo. That man had one simple message, a message that was summed up in the name of the party he was running under. For Jimmie McMillan and the party that sponsored his race for the seat of New York governor, “The Rent is Too Damn High.”
McMillan made local headlines and the rounds on YouTube after providing the most entertaining moments in the debates running up to the New York state election. A new film, “DAMN!,” charts the rise of McMillan’s celebrity and his quest to get some PR for himself and for the issue of rising rent in the state. Mashable debuted the trailer yesterday, with more information on the project.