Is the thought of being in the Senate minority less than appealing to Sen. Barbara Boxer, or does she just want to move on to greener pastures?

Boxer even included a poem about her future plans at the end of the video announcement, if you can make it that far.

Just because Boxer’s leaving doesn’t necessarily mean positive change. After all…

It must be difficult for Boxer to retire from the Senate. After all, she worked hard for that title — just ask her:

Update:

‘OMG’! Pelosi’s reaction to Boxer retirement is nothing short of priceless [Vine]