Because they just elected General Martok to the town board.

Hertzler, 64, journeyed his way onto the local board after being nominated by Democrats last spring.

According to the Ithaca Times, Hertzler, known professionally as J.G. Hertzler, was introduced at the party’s caucus in August as the “the only Klingon general living in Ulysses.”

Sometimes real life is amazing. I hope he attends all town board meetings in costume and refers to his opponents as filthy p'takh.