Matthew McConaughey 'measuring' Texas gubernatorial run

Matthew McConaughey is still considering a run for political office.

Die “Dallas Buyers Club” akteur, a native of Texas, said in a recent episode of theSet‌ ‌it‌ ‌Straight:‌ ‌Myths‌ ‌and‌ ‌Legendspodcast that he’smeasuringthe idea after members of the country band Midland said he should run for office in his homestate. Die afgelope jaar, McConaughey has played with the idea of running for Texas governor.
To the hosts he replied, “Wel, Dankie, man. I’m measuring it. Kyk, it’s going to be in some capacity. … I just — I’m more of a folksy and philosopher poet statesman than I am a, per se, definitive politician.
    Hy gaan voort, “So I go, wel, that’s a reason not to, but then I go, geen, that’s exactly why you should, because politics needs redefinition, but I’m measuring, jy weet, what is my category? What’s my embassy?”
      If McConaughey does run, it will likely be against Democrat Beto O’Rourke and current Gov. Greg Abbott, Volgens die Houston Chronicle.
          McConaughey said his struggle with becoming a politician is how to remain an artist as well.
          I have to remain an artist,” he said on the podcast. “I’ve earned my right to enjoy that Saturday night part of life, that music part of life. It has to have music to it. Jy weet wat ek bedoel. I’m very good at being diligent, Maandag Oggend, practical, structure, I’m all of that. But I gotta continue to be an artist in what I do.

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