Keith talks to Brent Budowsky about his recent article at The Hill on the idea of drafting John Mellencamp to run for Evan Bayh's soon to be vacated Senate seat.
I first heard the idea of John Cougar Mellencamp running for the Senate in Indiana when Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation advocated this on MSNBC, and I wholeheartedly agree. This is a truly inspired idea. John Mellencamp would make an outstanding and even brilliant United States senator and represents exactly the spirit and soul the Democratic Party should stand for. Read on...
Of course it doesn't appear the Indiana Democrats are going to listen -- BayhPlay: Rep. Brad Ellsworth will run for Senate:
It appears that Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Ind.) is his party’s consensus choice for the seat of retiring Sen. Evan Bayh (D) and that state Rep. Trent Van Haaften will run to succeed Ellsworth in the 8th district.