In the latest chapter of Famous People Think They Can Do Anything Because They’re Famous, we present this: Alec Baldwin is considering running for Mayor of New York City in 2013. According to The Daily, Baldwin has been considering politics since the late 90s, when he told New York magazine that the idea had intrigued him.
What makes now the right time for Baldwin? Anthony Weiner’s wang:
The ’30 Rock’ star, who has long talked about running for political office, believes Weinergate has shaken up the field of candidates enough that he might have a chance to win, a friend of the actor told The Daily. ’Alec said, ‘Hey, maybe this changes the race. The dynamics have shifted,’’ said Baldwin’s pal.
That sounds like a perfectly good reason to consider running the greatest city in the world. If we’re lucky he’ll drag his brothers, Daniel, William and Stephen into city politics as well. Keep your fingers crossed.