Kid Rock Teases Senate Run
- Author: Rogelio Becker Jul 14, 2017,
Jul 14, 2017, 0:25
There have been rumors for months that Republicans in MI had been courting Kid Rock to run against Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow. Recent Senate elections in MI have favored Democrats, even as Republicans dominated state politics and congressional seats. "The answer is an absolute YES", he said on his verified Twitter account. The statements that are included on the Kid Rock For US Senate website include, "Are You Scared?", "In Rock We Trust" and "Pimp Of The Nation". Considering the amount of celebrities that have made their entry into politics, there's a good chance this isn't a joke, but we really, really hope it is.
If Rock lands on the ballot in November 2018, the MI native will be running against Sen.
So what are the masses thinking today about Kid Rock seriously putting his hat in the ring for U.S. Senate? If it's true, Rock will be running against incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow; on Twitter on Wednesday, she acknowledged the rumor, saying, "I know we both share a love of music".
Recording star Kid Rock, an outspoken supporter of Republican President Donald Trump, hinted in website and social media messages on Wednesday that he intends to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018, promising a "major announcement" to come soon. If Kid Rock does run (and this isn't one long joke) one could reasonably expect vast support from the president. The outlet also reports that the Michigan GOP could have been considering the rapper for office already. Records website, which indicated he was possibly trying to promote a new label and might not actually be running for the office.
Meanwhile, another Rock, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, has launched a campaign committee to formally draft papers for a potential Presidential run. "I'll bet you he would generate as much excitement as Trump would", Nakagiri told the Detroit Free Press in February. "As an ordained minister I don't look forward to marrying gay people, but I'm not opposed to it", Rock said. He attended a dinner party with Sarah Palin at the White House in April and says that Barack Obama left the country "more divided than ever".