Walker: ‘You Have To Be Crazy To Want To Be President’ (VIDEO)

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November 18, 2014 11:54 a.m.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) astutely pointed out that you have to be insane to run for president in a recent interview.

WITI-TV Milwaukee reporter Mike Lowe asked Walker if now was his “moment” to run for president.

“To me, I’m not going to run just because of the pundits or anything else like that. The closer you get to something like that the more you realize — and I say this only half jokingly — that you have to be crazy to want to be president,” Walker responded.

He noted that the it’s clear that being president is grueling.

“No matter how fit, no matter how young they are, they age pretty rapidly when you look at their hair any everything else involved with it,” Walker said.

The governor added that he still has time to run, bringing up Hillary Clinton’s age.

“I could run 20 years from now and still be about the same age as the former Secretary of State is right now,” he said. “Right now, I still feel called to be the governor of the state of Wisconsin, and I’m going to do the best job I can over the next four years.”

Watch the clip via Real Clear Politics:

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