Pamela Anderson

No joke: Kid Rock is a competitive candidate for the U.S. Senate in Michigan

No joke: Kid Rock is a competitive candidate for the U.S. Senate in Michigan

Let’s be real about what’s possible these days.

A reality television star is president. California’s last governor was a bodybuilder turned action movie star. A professional wrestler was the governor of Minnesota, which is currently represented in the U.S. Senate by a former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.

Kid Rock for Senate? It could happen.

Two weeks ago, the brash Michigan musician launched a “Kid Rock For Senate” website dangling plans for a 2018 run against Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow.

That presented the political world with a paradox: Kid Rock, a foul-mouthed star known for blue-collar hits like “Picture” and “Only God Knows Why,”...

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