Thaddeus McCotter Will Run for President

Reporting on Politics and Policy.
June 30 2011 7:24 PM

Thaddeus McCotter Will Run for President. Yes. Thaddeus McCotter.

Fox News's Red Eye finally has its own presidential candidate. With Michele Bachmann running and doing quite well, the opening for a drier, jokier-yet-more-pretentious House conservative isn't immediately obvious to me.

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When Republicans find out that he supported the auto bailout, and they see some more speeches like this, the surge may be impossible to stop.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.