It’s official: Former Massachusetts governor and current Bain Capital executive Deval Patrick is running for president:
It’s official, @DevalPatrick is in, debuting his new 2020 campaign logo on Twitter. He acknowledges the steep climb, telling the @BostonGlobe: “I recognize running for president is a Hail Mary under any circumstances. This is a Hail Mary from two stadiums over.” pic.twitter.com/YAmKpUvUz8
— Jeff Zeleny (@jeffzeleny) November 14, 2019
Here’s his launch video:
In a spirit of profound gratitude for all the country has given to me, with a determination to build a better, more sustainable, more inclusive American Dream for everyone:
— Deval Patrick (@DevalPatrick) November 14, 2019
Good luck, dude. The libs kind of have a thing against Bain Capital executives:
We knocked Romney for working at Bain Capital, Deval Patrick doesn't get a pass for doing the same. https://t.co/9HiJb1gR9X
— Markos Moulitsas (@markos) November 13, 2019
And it looks like he already has some work ahead of him. How many other state deadlines has he missed?
A day ago, Deval Patrick could have notified Michigan party officials he wanted to get on the primary ballot. Since he didn't, it now appears he will have to gather 11,345 signatures by Dec. 13 if he wants to get on the ballot. pic.twitter.com/u1EWpiAOCx
— Matt Viser (@mviser) November 14, 2019
And conservatives, here’s a handy list of Patrick issues to start Googling:
For every journalist covering @DevalPatrick, here's your Google list for today:
"Massachusetts Health Connector"
"Justina Pelletier" pic.twitter.com/mIDH9JE0bs
— ConservativeNotCrazy (@IAMMGraham) November 14, 2019
Or maybe it’s his experience with Texaco that will really sell him to libs?
First, billionaire Tom Steyer.
Then, even richer billionaire Michael Bloomberg.
Today, it's Deval Patrick, who has worked for:
—Subprime mortgage lender ACC Capital Holdings
—Bain Capital (current) https://t.co/62NBQq4kc3
— Alex Kotch (@alexkotch) November 11, 2019
Exit question: Will he even make it to Iowa?