Sean Hannity on Rumors of George Clooney Presidential Bid: "Run, George, Run!"
The Fox News host said that Oprah Winfrey would be a far better candidate.
Fox News host and reliable Donald Trump supporter Sean Hannity is all in favor of actor George Clooney running for president in 2020, a possibility floated by The Drudge Report on Tuesday under the banner: "Clooney 2020 Vision?" (Drudge linked to an article about Clooney and his wife, Amal, donating $500,000 to a planned student march on Washington to advocate for gun control.)
"My attitude is, 'Run, George, run,'" Hannity said Tuesday afternoon on his radio show. "If George Clooney wants to run, I'm all for it."
Hannity compared Clooney to another entertainer who has been bandied about as a presidential candidate despite not expressing any real interest in running for president.
"I think Oprah Winfrey would be infinitely better as a candidate than George Clooney," he said.
Clooney said his family will attend the march, slated for March 24. "Our family will be there on March 24 to stand side by side with this incredible generation of young people from all over the country, and in the name of our children Ella and Alexander, we’re donating 500,000 dollars to help pay for this groundbreaking event," he said. "Our children’s lives depend on it.”
But, while Hannity (somewhat sarcastically) boosted a Clooney campaign, the Fox News host is bearish on a candidate Clooney's platform.
"I think George Clooney's positions, when they come out, would be so asinine as to be hilarious," Hannity said Tuesday.