Yes. Geraldo Rivera. Seriously.
— RBe (@RBPundit) January 31, 2013
Who knows? Maybe he’s got it in him to vault to the top of the political ladder. Also, mustache.
Reaction to the news is decidedly mixed:
Overaged hooker scandal RT @Hwoodpolitix: Umm… Geraldo Rivera is debating running for Senate in New Jersey.
— Rick Sheridan (@RickSheridan) January 31, 2013
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) January 31, 2013
— Benjamin J. Kirby (@bkirby816) January 31, 2013
— Jurgen Gregory (@Jurgen_Gregory) January 31, 2013
— Prudence Paine (@PruPaine) January 31, 2013
Geraldo Rivera vs. @CoryBooker for U.S. Senate, New Jersey… HI. LAR. I. OUS!
— Casey Dayhoff (@CaseyDayhoff) January 31, 2013
REM's "It's the End of the World as We Know It" came on Spotify as I started to read about Geraldo Rivera considering a Senate run #notajoke
— Chris Peleo-Lazar (@ChrisPeleoLazar) January 31, 2013
— pat krat (@patkrat) January 31, 2013
Some Twitterers are already offering a preview of the campaign:
He might even dredge up old call-in shows. RT @politicalwire
Just imagine Geraldo Rivera asking questions at a confirmation hearing…
— Jason Zengerle (@zengerle) January 31, 2013
— Scott Radcliffe (@Scott_Radcliffe) January 31, 2013
Geraldo is considering running for the Senate from New Jersey? Will he draw up his campaign plan in the sand?
— Brandon H. (@BHIndepMO) January 31, 2013
— Beth Kujawski (@beth4158) January 31, 2013
— Alfredo (@NOLA_Fredo) January 31, 2013