In the petition, Armfield proclaims he is a “descendant of the original Moro-Pithecus Disoch, Kenyapithecus and Afro Pithecus, whose ancestors roamed from that point throughout the world. A living flesh and blood being with sovereign status. A femme couleur libre.”
He has cleverly avoided drawing unwanted attention to his arrest.
Mark Twain gets fed up with a snakeoil salesman and breaks out the cranky pants. Courtesy of Letters of Note:
The person who wrote the advertisements is without doubt the most ignorant person now alive on the planet; also without doubt he is an idiot, an idiot of the 33rd degree, and scion of an ancestral procession of idiots stretching back to the Missing Link.