Skip to comments.Hannity to attend State of the Union with Rep. Gohmert, may run for office in Texas
Posted on 01/22/2014 4:04:53 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The guest list for President Obamas upcoming State of the Union address just got more interesting.
Yesterday, Sean Hannity said hed be attending as a guest of Rep. Louie Gohmert. Hannity is a conservative pundit for Fox News. Hes had Gohmert, an outspoken critic of Obama, on his show a number of times. The Tyler Republican has even filled in hosting Hannitys show on a few occasions.
Turns out, Hannity may have his own political ambitions in the Lone Star state.
The answer is yes, Id think about it, Hannity said when a viewer asked via Twitter about his inclination to run for office eventually. It would either be in Texas or Florida. Hannity, who has indicated hes leaving what he calls anti-conservative New York, later contrasted the state with Texas.
How does Texas have a $12 billion surplus when theyre in debt up to their eyeballs in Albany? he asked. He indicated Texas and Floridas lack of income tax were appealing lures....
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I hate carpetbagging. Sean, run in Long Island. Bishop could be beaten with the right candidate.
Sean Hannity? In Texas?? Wha? No way.
You betcha! I agree.
I don’t listen to Hannity much anymore, but I heard a snippet or two of his show today. He’s already hemming and hawing about moving to Texas, saying he has lots of people who depend on him in NY and contractual obligations that run through 2016.
Hey yall, this candidate is from New York City.
NEW YORK CITY!
I’d be happy for Texas to Adopt Allen West. I would vote for him in a twinkle of the eye.
And he would be welcomed with open arms by the voters.
Not only the ComDems but the FL GOP dumped on Allen. I am sure he remembers.
"Get a Rope!"
LOL, I saw what you did there.
Sean’s not going anywhere. Just trying to appeal to the listeners who are now listening to Levin.
He ain’t coming here. He’s backed off leaving NY until his son graduates high school. He’s more inclined to go to Florida.
But I like that he’s going with Louie.
Oh good. They need him in NY. Stay Hannity...stay. Please.
I am fine with his going with Louis. Happy to hear he will stay in NY though.
For the youngsters:
I wonder if Sean has grown weary of doing his show.
West was screwed over by the Saint Lucie County board of Elections and the Supervisor Gertrude Walker. The Republicans did nothing.
He made great speeches before local Tea Party groups, too.
All that said, he doesn’t want to investigate “Obama” because he’s worried about his political future. That is thoroughly disgusting.
for at least 3 more years, so that kinda puts him in the Alec Baldwin group “I’ll leave the country if Bush is elected”
If your going to say it, then do it or you lose credibility.
"Right-to-lifeeeeeeeeeeeeee??????? pro-assault weaponsssssssssssssssssssss????? anti-gayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy????
It's funny when I heard the remarks with him saying it, I was picturing his father Mario Cuomo saying it.
Oh that is a group to which we all want to ascend..(descend) Alec Baldwin’s...yep...if you say you are going to do it...do it.
He’s going to move, I have no doubt, but he’s going to milk it for all the reality show drama he can. Hannity isn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer and I can’t stand to listen to his repetitious shallow yammering, but there’s not much wrong with his politics and now that he’s got all the money he’ll ever need, why not put his beliefs into action where they will do some good.
Even the most ardent Hannity fan knows he’s not drawing in new converts, he just preaches to the choir. If he were to use his name recognition he could probably win a seat in Congress, and vote what he believes.
I listened yesterday, last night and today. He's not hemmng and hawing about anything. He's been perfectly clear that he's staying in New York till his son graduates and till his contractual obligations are fulfilled. He also stated clearly his move would be to Florida or Texas.
People just jumped into thinking he was packing up and moving the next morning when he made his first rant on radio...and so the "telephone game" of misinterpretations that we used to play as kids got started on the grape vine.
There's too many retired New Yawkers and liberal New Englanders in Florida for him to run for anything there. He'd do okay in a primary, but he'd be a special target in the general.
These eastern transplants bring their liberal cuckoo-ness with them to the Sunshine State....and they'd vote straight Democrat even if Charles Manson was one of their Dem candidates.
Sean would be wiser to move to Texas.
He'd make a dependably-conservative elected official, to be sure.
What? Stop that. Do not encourage him! Stop it, MinuteGal.
Hannity is a milquetoast. He won’t run. He never does what he says he will and he’s not particularly smart. Surprised anyone watches him.
Has he said why it’s between FL and TX? There are a lot of states out there. (57, if our prez is to be believed!)
“he’s not particularly smart..” are the operative words. Ayep....si.
He’s a multi-multi-millionaire. No state income taxes in those two states, IIRC.
Neither do Tennessee, Nevada or Washington, I don’t think.
That's a fair question, IMO. He spent some time at Beck's setup in Texas, didn't he? Maybe he's thinking about going independent.
(Not sure I'd use Beck as a model, though).
He also said he was going to leave and it would take a couple of years. I think that he will leave. If he doesn’t... he has no cred left.
If sheila jackson lee can serve... Hannity will do fine.
That guy is a real bad actor but the commercial is funny.
Agree. It is a Streisand moment for the Hannitizer. I just hope he stays away from Texas. We are just now getting over Beck coming here.
And that's after having paid 64% of his income to state and federal income taxes. Only capitalism can produce success like that.
I always loved that original Pace ad. they have a new one now but it is not as good.
I was thinking the same thing, but he actually could be a very good House Rep.
He'd have to leave the broadcasting business, then spend at least a year or two getting to know the lay of the land from the people's perspective.
Spending "three hours a day" at Free Republic would get him up to speed pretty quick - wouldn't you say?
I was sitting at a table with a few cowboys in Waco back in the 80s. One of them picked up a bottle of Pace Picante Sauce and said “This shit’s made in New York City.” For some reason that cracked me up.
His show format is not for me. I don’t need to listen to his “good friend” Lanny Davis, Whorealdo Rivera or other left wingers.
It ain’t happening.
It was just Sean wondering out loud.
He’s staying on Long Island for the foreseeable future....
I could swear I once saw a version of the commercial where they yelled NEW JERSEY! but it must be a false memory.
I think New Jersey is funner than New York.
True. But New Jersey has Taylor Pork Roll. It’s not a total loss as a state.
No offense meant to New Jersey. It’s just a funnier state. It’s a Jersey thing.
Yes, he has. He leans towards Florida, but would strongly consider Texas. His wife has mentioned she’d like to consider Georgia (where she’s from). They’re in very early discussions about it, but won’t do anything until he fulfills his contractual obligations and his son graduates in 2016.
Ok... if peter king can be a congressman from the people’s republic of ny then Hannity can serve admirably from wherever he hangs his hat. Take boehner... an orange drunk that couldn’t survive in the real world. He is SPEAKER of the HOUSE. That is all that I am saying.
Wasn’t Levin the one telling people to boycott the address? Somebody was.
WA has no income tax but that doesn’t make it business friendly by any means.
I think I may have seen both NYC and NJ versions, too, so you aren’t imagining things.
No Republican who attends the STFU Speech is serious about stopping Soetoro.
They keep complaining that he’s become a dictator, but they keep treating him like a President.
Soetoro is abolishing Congress, persecuting Christians, funding Al Qaeda—business as usual.