Shatner for President!


Yeah, I know I’m not the first one to suggest this, but I think I’m the only one who’s not a die-hard Trekkie/Trekker/Whatever-they-call-themselves-these-days!

I was explaining to my son my theory on why William Shatner is now hosting a game show, which can be summed up with: “Hey, I haven’t done that before!”

Recounting each of his career moves, I realized there was a common theme: critically panned, but sold like hotcakes. Until Boston Legal, that is, which earned him the coveted Emmy.  I think it’s because he’s got no fear, and just doesn’t give a dang what people think of him.

It seems to me that’s what we need in a president in 2008.


Shatner for President in 2008!

Now, what kind of campaign promises would Shatner make? I have a few ideas: