Actor Matthew McConaughey made news this week by indicating during an interview that he was open to the possibility of running for political office in Texas one day in the future.
News that McConaughey could be interested in running for office came out during an interview that he had with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt.
The two had the following interaction:
HEWITT: … you’re kind of center-right in the view of people, you could be governor of Texas. Are you ever going to run for anything?
MCCONAUGHEY: I don’t know. 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.
News that McConaughey may consider running for office in Texas, a Republican stronghold, was well