Dennis Kucinich Pondering 2008 Run

Ron Gunzberger passes on word that Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is “apparently interested in making a second White House run in 2008” and has told the Cleveland Plain Dealer, “Shortly, I will make my intentions known.”

I’m hoping he and Al Sharpton, at the very least, reprise their campaigns from the last go-round. They’re what the country desperately needs: Some comic relief.

FILED UNDER: Campaign 2008, ,
James Joyner
About James Joyner
James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.

Comments

  1. and without the most prominent moderates. Bill Richardson and Tom Vilsack would appear to be vying for the mantle of “moderate alternative to Hillary.” _______ Related: Bill Richardson: ‘I Am Running’ in 2008 Dennis Kucinich Pondering 2008 Run Tom Daschle Rules out Presidential Bid Barack Obama Emerging as Clinton Alternative #1 First Hat Officially in the Ring: Vilsack’s Wesley Clark Signals 2008 Presidential Bid Mark Warner Rules Out 2008 Presidential Run

  2. An Interested Party says:

    They’re what the country desperately needs: Some comic relief.

    No worries…I’m sure tha Sam Brownback and Duncan Hunter (Bill Frist as well, if he had decided to run) will fill that particular void in 2008…

  3. James Joyner says:

    While Frist, Hunter, and Brownback would not be serious candidates, in the sense of having a realistic shot at winning, they are serious men.

  4. If he runs, it will help me out by having at least one candidate who starts out as “Burnt Toast” in the Toast-o-Meter

  5. Triumph says:

    I’m hoping he and Al Sharpton, at the very least, reprise their campaigns from the last go-round. They’re what the country desperately needs: Some comic relief.

    Say what you will about Sharpton and Kucinich, they–along with Dean–were the most precient about Bush’s folly in Iraq.

    Had either of them been elected, we wouldn’t have wasted millions of dollars and thousands of lives to be still entrenched in Iraq.