The 45 year old action actor’s name keeps poping up…..
The comment comes as Johnson, a former college football player at the University of Miami and WWE wrestling star, told Rolling Stone in an interview published this week that while Trump has proven that virtually anyone can, “not everybody should run for president.”
Steve Schmidt, who is also an MSNBC contributor, weighed in on the 45-year-old actor’s prospects on “Morning Joe.”
“If Dwayne Johnson wanted to run for office in this country, he would be a serious candidate,” Schmidt told MSNBC co-host Joe Scarborough. “To understand American politics is this. The next president will always have oppositional virtues to the last president. And so when you look at Dwayne Johnson, there is an element to his personality of genuine kindness, interest, he’s a nice person who takes time with every fan.”
“You read the things that he talks about. He’s smart, he’s articulate, he understands there are things he doesn’t know and seems interested in learning them,” the strategist continued.
“He has a type of humility that’s profoundly oppositional to Donald Trump. So when I look at Dwayne Johnson, I don’t look at him as a celebrity. I look at Dwayne Johnson as someone who possesses qualities of character that are quite oppositional to the incumbent president that makes him a formidable possible candidate,” Schmidt concluded….