/ 21 April 2021

McConaughey joins the Dallas Politico Club?

Voters seem ok with the idea… A new poll has put some wind in actor Matthew McConaughey’s sails as he flirts with the idea of running for governor of Texas. In a shock result, 45% said they would pick the Oscar winner if he challenged Republican Governor Greg Abbott in the election due next year. A third said they would support the incumbent, and 22% said neither candidate was appealing. As for McConaughey’s politics, his ideological leaning is a mystery. Reports say he’s not an enthusiastic voter, and he hasn’t donated to a Texan or federal political campaign. And he has declined to comment on whether he’d run – let alone as a Democrat, Republican or independent. But his participation would undoubtedly break the convention that politics is showbiz for ugly people…

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