Politics Kid Rock's Possible Senate Run Is No Joke to Elizabeth Warren

18:40  17 july  2017
18:40  17 july  2017 Source:   HuffPost

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Progressive Senator Elizabeth Warren has a warning for all those who think Kid Rock ' s making a joke . Elizabeth Warren Lays Out The Case For Taking Kid Rock ’ s Senate Run Seriously.

“I know a lot of people are thinking: this is some sort of joke , right?” Warren wrote in an email to supporters with the subject line “ Senator Kid Rock (R-MI),” the Boston “Well, maybe this is all a joke — but we all thought Donald Trump Donald Trump Warren on Kid Rock Senate run : 'We all thought

In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Kid Rock performs before the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.© AP Photo/Terry Renna, File In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Kid Rock performs before the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said she’s taking musician Kid Rock “seriously” when he says he might run for the U.S. Senate in Michigan next year, challenging Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow.

“There were a lot of people who weren’t concerned about Donald Trump running for the presidency,” Warren said during a meeting at Cape Cod Community College, according to the Boston Herald. “I think there were more jokes than people who took it seriously. So, I take it all seriously right now.”

Kid Rock Teases Senate Run

  Kid Rock Teases Senate Run Musician Kid Rock, an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, may have his own political aspirations. Either that or he is executing a marketing ploy for his upcoming album. Rock, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, hinted at a Senate run in 2018 on Twitter Wednesday, saying the Kid Rock For Senate website is real. He added that he “will have a major announcement in the near future.” Ritchie did not confirm a Senate run in his tweets.The website Kid Rock For Senate shows a photo of Ritchie, with the caption, “Are you scared?” Behind Ritchie are the words, “Made in Detroit.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren signed on to a fundraising email Friday warning Democrats not to take lightly the prospect of a Michigan Senate run by musician Kid Rock . “I know a lot of people are thinking: this is some sort of joke , right

Though Kid Rock ’ s bid for a Michigan senate seat is more than likely a ploy to promote his music, Senator Elizabeth Warren isn’t taking any chances. Kid Rock Could Run for the Senate in His Home State of Michigan February 15, 2017.

Warren also mentioned the musician’s potential political career in a recent fundraising email with the subject line “Senator Kid Rock (R-MI).” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) sent a similar email to supporters, questioning whether Kid Rock will follow through but arguing it would be unwise to write him off.

“So, I’ll be honest, we don’t know if this is real, a joke, or a bizarre publicity stunt. But I’ll tell you this: I don’t find it funny,” Schumer wrote.

Warren said Stabenow, first elected in 2000, is also keeping tabs on the musician, whose real name is Robert Ritchie.

When Kid Rock launched a website for his alleged Senate run, he hadn’t filed any paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. But he noted on his site that he still had time to do that.

“It’s not a hoax, it’s a strategy and marketing 101!” he wrote.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

Elizabeth Warren Lays Out The Case For Taking Kid Rock's Senate Run Seriously .
For the past few days, Kid Rock has been buzzing around in the political-news background while the Donald Trump Jr. scandal rages unabated. The self-declared American Badass and Detroit Cowboy did make headlines this week while teasing a U.S. Senate run in Michigan that many people had trouble taking seriously. Folks imagined that it could be a publicity bid to sell new music, not to mention a reason to flood the market with campaign merch that probably wouldn’t play well with his targeted Republican base. Still, Kid Rock insisted that his bid isn’t a hoax, and he’s still got time to file that all-important FEC paperwork. 

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