Hollywood film star Matthew McConaughey left the door open to a run for Texas governor Wednesday during an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt.
“You’re kind of center-right in the view of people,” Hewitt said. “You could be governor of Texas. Are you ever going to run for anything?”
“I don’t know,” McConaughey replied frankly, going on to offer the typical response of A-list celebrities gearing up to run for public office. “I mean, that wouldn’t be up to me. It would be up to the people more than it would me. I would say this. Look, politics seems to be a broken business to me right now. And when politics redefines its purpose, I could be a hell of a lot more interested.”
While that’s not a yes, it’s certainly not a no.
The two stayed away from policy, but instead discussed the realities of civility’s decay at the heart of McConaughey’s political intrigue.
“I want to