(WASHINGTONPOST) — Actress and regular public-office flirt Ashley Judd didn’t run for U.S. Senate against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), although she seriously considered it. But “senator” isn’t the only title that’s caught her fancy. Does “Gov. Judd” have a nice ring to it?
In an interview with Larry King, Judd says she’s well qualified to hold the top office in the Bluegrass State. “Governor seems like an interesting position too, particularly in Kentucky, where we have a mono-economy, really abusive mineral extraction, pervasive poverty, low educational attainment,” she said. “We’re really low on all the different social indices and because of my work in developing economies, I actually — both as a Kentuckian and someone who’s traveled around the world a lot — have a deep bench on that stuff. ”
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