John McAfee, Of All People, Floats Presidential Run

AP

John McAfee, the eccentric millionaire best known for his eponymous anti-virus software and for his VICE-documentary-worthy exploits in Central America, floated a presidential run on Tuesday.

McAfee referenced rumors about his presidential aspirations in a tweet that said he’d decide on a 2016 bid within the next few days:

The tweet was deleted late Tuesday morning.

McAfee rose to notoriety in recent years for his legal troubles, including being wanted in Belize for questioning in the 2012 murder of his neighbor.

This post has been updated.

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