Apparently, there is a "grass roots" movement to draft the leftist Hoosier rock singer to run for the seat that will be vacated by Evan Bayh. It appears that it all started on a Facebook page that now has swelled to 600+ fans and was started by this bozo. His name is John Patterson, but that's not the important thing.
It would appear that his eyes and his overall appearance in his photo are possible indications of a serious drug abuse history. So taking this guy too seriously is not what I would be willing to do anytime soon. But even at that, the real thing I would note in all of this is where he lives. His Facebook page says he lives in Kansas.
Here is his blog. Be sure to check out the video. It is a natural sleep-aid when you suffer from those occasional bouts of insomnia.
But enough ad hominem, let's get back to the idea of Mellencamp running for the Senate.
Mellencamp was a known hood in and around the Seymour area for years before he became a household name. Not only will he object to his entire life being scrutinized for that kind of past behavior, but he may not want his family to know some of the escapades he pulled. And we all know that the media will look hard at little things like police records.
But even at that, the big question remains as to how much substance this guy can present intelligently? It's one thing to shout out leftist propaganda to drunken and drugged rock fans at a concert and get a rousing ovation. But it's quite another to present cogent arguments complete with solutions, to the problems we are now facing as a nation.
If anyone has any doubt as to how effective this man will be in government, one only needs to zero in on Al Franken.... who (in my opinion) has mostly been an utter embarrassment.