Bernd Schlömer

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Chairman of Germany's Pirate Party Bernd Schloemer poses next to an... News PhotoBerlin,Bernd Schlömer,Democracy,Election,Germany,Headquarters,Horizontal,Legalization,Marijuana - Herbal Cannabis,Placard,Politics,PortraitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChairman of Germany's Pirate Party Bernd Schloemer poses next to an election placard advocating the legalisation of marijuana outside the party's campaign headquarters in Berlin on August 16, 2013. The Pirates, who to everyone's surprise were elected into Berlin's regional parliament in September 2011, are trying to capitalise on their recent electoral gains in upcoming parliamentary elections, running on a platform of transparency in government. Germany goes to the polls on September 22, 2013. AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)