Why is this even a thing?
The likelihood that George Clooney will run for President of the United States doubled after he married prominent international human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, according to the British bookmakers William Hill.
The company announced Wednesday that it cut the price of a bet that Clooney will run in half, from 200/1 to 100/1, after “hints made by family members” that the actor has political ambitions.
Don’t get me wrong. O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Ocean’s Eleven were great flicks. No question there at all, at all. But maybe the Democrats could try running, I don’t know, successful governors or something? (more…)