Former President George W. Bush suggested actor Matthew McConaughey, who has floated the prospect of running for governor in Texas, should ignore the critics if he decides to throw his hat into the political arena, making the remarks during a Thursday appearance on The High Hewitt Show.
“I don’t know, he seems to be a charming guy,” Bush, who served as Texas governor from 1995-2000, said of the possibility of McConaughey becoming governor of the Lone Star State.
“I met him one time,” he said of the Lincoln Lawyer star. “I’ll tell you one thing: He’s charismatic. Now whether or not he can put up with all the noise, all the rubber chicken circus, you know all the stuff that goes on.”
“The criticism can be pretty harsh, Hugh, and the question would be, does he have a set of principles firm enough to not worry about what