According to David Icke who is standing in the Howden and Haltemprice by-election, the world is ruled by alien lizards who are inhabiting human bodies, the Queen and George W. Bush being among their number. It certainly makes you look at Dave Cameron in a new light.
It's all part of a world fascist conspiracy apparently. One of the conspirators is the Royal Institute of International Affairs or Chatham House as the foreign policy think tank is better known.
One of the more serious candidates in the by-election is rape victim Jill Saward who is articulating the case that civil liberties are not an absolute good.