Iceman (Kilmer) wants to be New Mexico's huckleberry (governor)
AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Dean Hanson
Well, why not?
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.