Iceman (Kilmer) wants to be New Mexico's huckleberry (governor)
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Celebrities always win
Kilmer, who's lived in the state for 20 years, hasn't dodged the discussion. He's been quite open about it.
"There are a lot of actors who become politicians," he told the Boston Globe last month mentioning Ronald Reagan, Clint Eastwood, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. "And they always win, so I guess we'll see."
The registered Democrat told the Associated Press yesterday he's in no rush to make up his mind, saying it is a "day to day" decision.
"I’m just looking for ways to be contributive," Kilmer said. "And if that ends up being where I can make a substantial contribution, then I’ll run."
You can be my wingman
If he does run, he sounds as confident as his character in Top Gun or Tombstone.
"If I run, I’m going to be the next governor,"
Iceman Kilmer predicted.
Not everyone appears to be entirely supportive. The entertainment website Limelife wonders if it is a sign of the apocalypse.