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Tyson Fury plots move into politics

Tyson Fury is considering a move into the British political landscape, with ambitions to be the next member of parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale.

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Arguably boxing's best orator, Tyson Fury has ambitions of bringing his gift of gab to British Parliament. Fury is aiming to battle for the constituency currently held by conservative David Morris and says he'd fill the role as an independent as he's given much thought to this idea over the last month.

"I want to make a change for the better for the place I live," he said. "I believe that I will succeed because of the influence I have over the people from the town."

"I feel that coming from a travelling background, I am used to politics and arguing," he said. "My opinions on travellers are different to refugees - we are not talking about people coming over from Romania - they are British people."

Fury goes on to say that he's going to meet Morris and the Lancashire County Council to discuss his political plans, expecting to be elected in five years. And despite not having any experience in politics, Fury has already started on his political platform - saying he does not want the UK to be apart of the European Union, referencing economic problems in Spain, Greece, and Italy.

Hey, what could possibly go wrong with having a 6'9" Batman impersonator in your government?

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