Gene Simmons Willing To Become Our 'Benevolent Dictator'

(Radio.com) In a recent interview on Australian radio KISS' Gene Simmons was asked if he would ever consider running of office. Simmons' response was colorful as usual, saying he'd do it for the power, not the money.

"You know, in all seriousness, they don't pay enough. Teachers, policemen, firemen' The most important jobs don't pay very well, which is why you're not gonna get the best talent.

"The best talent are in the financial sector -- you know, big corporate entities, hedge fund and venture capital and so on. So' Or if you'd make me the benevolent dictator, just give me six months, I'll do it for one dollar -- 'cause I make a living -- but I want total power."

"You can fire me," he continued, "if the masses vote and so on, 'Get rid of him' -- without cause. As long as the majority wants me gone, I'd be gone." Read more here.

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