The “30 Rock” star, who has long talked about running for political office, believes Weinergate has shaken up the field of candidates enough that he might have a chance to win, a friend of the actor told The Daily. “Alec said, ‘Hey, maybe this changes the race. The dynamics have shifted,’ ” said Baldwin’s pal. “The Democrats need a high-profile candidate, and Alec can fill that bill.”
Please don't run for mayor, Alec Baldwin. Let's leave this whole celebrities-turned-politicians shtick to the Republicans. In the big picture, Democrats are doing a pretty good job being the adults of the political world. An unserious high-profile candidate—especially a beloved actor with a few horrendous mistakes in his past—would make the entire party look bad.