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Some Guy Wants NBC Anchorman Brian Williams To Run For President For Some Reason

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Is it already time for people to launch pointless “Draft Random Celebrity” presidential nonsense efforts, yet? Nope, not really — it’s still more than a year away from when “regular folks” start noticing it’s a presidential campaign season. But, whatever, somebody has already done it, so here’s a link to this thing saying Brian Williams should run for president.

And it is unnecessary, as we already have some script-reading anchorman in an anchorman suit with anchorman helmet hair: Mitt Romney.

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  • Barb

    "five, six, five, seven…." The adorable little girl cannot count and even she knows that wine coolers will get you drunk and that boy and girl sleepovers result in sexy time.

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    i don't know. Williams has a pretty steady 9 to 5 job making cameos on America's sitcoms.

  • Sue4466

    Being that he works for NBC (aka the lame stream media), wouldn't Brian Williams have to run in a Socialist/Democratic primary first?

  • chascates

    The only worthwhile network news anchors are from Canada and aren't eligible to run.

    • HistoriCat

      I'm pulling for Kent Brockman, even if he is a Fox employee.

  • http://www.frso.org/index.htm 4TheTurnstiles

    Your move, Katie "all of 'em" Couric

  • PsycWench

    He may be the only candidate who has made an appearance on Sesame Street. He's Big Bird-approved.

  • Mumbletypeg

    we already have some script-reading anchorman with anchorman helmet hair: Mitt Romney

    Ken, in case you missed the last thread: Mitt [IMO] is about to get schooled by his brother from another Mormon mother.
    Although if Williams is as serious about running as his fan-page developer is, he'll probably get my vote. Why not? In another era I would've gone with Pat Paulsen.

  • horsedreamer_1

    Sure, Schwarzenegger cannot run — & kind of made a mess of California, & his household, besides — but we have plenty of domestic action stars who are up for the challenge (Norris, Stallone, Willis). &, I mean, it worked out so well for The Philippines. So, no need for a newsman, yet.

  • http://zvibleindmeis.tumblr.com/ SpurningBeer

    Is America ready for a president with facial asymmetry?

    • http://guyclinch.blogspot.com GuyClinch

      FTW

  • freakishlywrong

    He cocks his head. Always. Cocky cocked head. Cocked. It makes me crazy. (And horny!).

  • http://wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    It's brilliant idea. It worked out great for US America the last time a guy from TV became the preznit. Just great.

  • EatsBabyDingos

    True story: Tom Brokaw and my Dad were just out of the Korean War working radio out in the midwest together. Brokaw gets an offer to do some new crazy stuff called "evening news" at a television station, and he tries to get Dad to join him. Dad tells him he's nuts to give up the $40 a week job, and anyway, Dad just got a job with the ol' USDofA as an ag extension agent making $46 a week, and was getting to move to Anamosa, Iowa. Dad became the head of 4-H; Tom is now "unemployed," if you get my drift, and probably grifting in Alaska

  • elviouslyqueer

    Meh. Needs moar fapping and less blowing shit up.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pages/Johnny-Appletruth/133951326629923?sk=wall deanbooth

    Do not want!

    Williams: "I do listen to Rush. I listen to it from a radio in my office, or depending on my day, if I'm in the car, I will listen to Rush. And he will tell you I've been listening for years. I think it's my duty to listen to Rush. I think Rush has actually yet to get the credit he is due, because his audience for so many years felt they were in the wilderness of this country. No one was talking to them."

  • hagajim

    We have 2 anchormen running what with Huntsman in.

  • Come here a minute

    They should be drafting Dan Rather — he's just nutty enough to go along with it.

    Kenneth, the frequency is 2012!

  • SexySmurf

    I know it's not popular to say but I disagree with his dropping nuclear bombs on little girls platform.

    • Lionel[redacted]Esq

      What's next. Are you against bombing the browns? What sort of anti-American commie Muslim are you?

    • hooray4anything

      The big question, though, is if Brian Williams believes it would be fair to give her and all the other people affected by the nuclear blast disaster funding

      • Lionel[redacted]Esq

        But if we did that, where would get money for our bombs?

        • hooray4anything

          cutting the capital gains tax, duh.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/FlipOffResearch FlipOffResearch

    Imagine the look of terror in his eyes when the debate moderator asks him "What's the frequency Kenneth?"

  • BarackMyWorld

    I just got a great idea for a sequel to "Anchorman" that involves Ron Burgundy running for office in the early 1980s.

    • horsedreamer_1

      Sounds like Bulworth.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pages/Johnny-Appletruth/133951326629923?sk=wall deanbooth

    Doesn't he know that anchormen have anchor babies?

  • SayItWithWookies

    We're only moments away from Draft That Guy in a Suit I Saw Yesterday Who Looked Statesmanlike and Would Probably Know What to Do if He Were in Charge 2012.

  • Tommmcattt

    I'm saving all my votes for Tosh.

    • nounverb911

      Which version?

    • http://wonkette.com/ Monsieur_Grumpe

      Peter Tosh I hope.

      • http://Wonkette.com MLHencken

        Get up, stand up.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Unless he twitters pictures of his genitalia, how can we take him seriously as a politician?

    • Tommmcattt

      Brian Williams, show us your junk!!!!!

  • bumfug

    I'm just glad they didn't go digging around for her and find that she's a teabagger like Mo Tucker, the Velvet Underground drummer.

    • SenileAgitation

      Say what?

  • Native_of_SL_UT

    I'm inspired!
    I think I will start taking contributions for my new "Recruit William Shatner 2012" campaign.

  • hooray4anything

    slow golf clap

  • SorosBot

    If we're going to just pick random TV news people as President, there's only one who'd actually be a good choice; you all know who it is, she'd be both our first woman and our first out gay president.

    • SexySmurf

      Oprah?

    • LowProfileinGA

      I know! I know! Call on me!

  • OkieDokieDog

    Maybe he can get that cheeky monkey from BBC World News America, Matt Frei as his running mate. Bonus! He was born in West Germany.

  • http://www.acepilots.com/wwi/can_bishop.html WABishop

    Imagine an age where the public schools were so good a child wasn't predisposed to count wrong!

  • neiltheblaze

    Brian Williams is bland and intellectually bereft enough to be a candidate for president.

    Besides, doesn't Rick Perry have the hair-sprayed mannequin vote all sewn up?

  • Steverino247

    Nah, you could never get Ernie to stop masturbating long enough to actually campaign.

    • horsedreamer_1

      1992:James Stockdale yelps, "Gridlock!"::2012:Ernest Borgnine shoots video for Meatspin.

  • horsedreamer_1

    Ellen?

  • edywin2

    Chelsea Handler in 2012! Attitude and boobies rule!

  • ttommyunger

    Maybe Jon Stewart would be his running "Mate" (Heh, heh). They seem to really get on when Brian makes one of his frequent visits to "The Daily Show". That would be a good fit Religion-wise, a Jew and a Brian Williams worshipper.

  • http://wonkette.com/ FlownOver

    Is that a slam on Obama?