Thus far, Ed Gillespie has not been able to distance himself far enough from his remarkable physical, moral and ideological resemblance to a Rodent of Unusual Size to run for public office, but by gum the kid's gonna take a his shot anyway while he still has the hair for it!
From the Washington D.C. Penny Saver (Motto: "Look for our double-value Fox News advertorial coupons inside!"):
Translation: "Please-please-pretty-please have me back on 'Meet the Press'!"Ed Gillespie to announce Senate bidBy MIKE ALLEN and JAMES HOHMANN | 1/16/14 9:01 AM ESTEd Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman and counselor to President George W. Bush, plans to announce Thursday that he’ll challenge Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in November, an adviser told POLITICO.Gillespie, a decided underdog, has concluded the race is “winnable,” the adviser said.Three of Gillespie’s frequent themes will be: growing the middle class, fostering upward mobility and helping people lift themselves out of poverty. Gillespie’s first task will be winning the Republican nomination at a convention in Roanoke in June. That’s an insider’s game where his longtime party involvement should pay off. After serving as national party chairman, he led the Virginia GOP....
No word on whether Mike Allen charged Gillespie by the word for his advertorial, or he gets some kind of package deal.