Kid Rock for Senate and the Myth of Donald Trump’s Success

Kid Rock for Senate and the Myth of Donald Trump’s Success

Kid Rock for Senate and the Myth of Donald Trump’s Success

Just because Donald Trump was elected president doesn’t mean that Congress is about to be flooded with celebrities.

According to conventional wisdom, Trump’s victory was a precursor for other celebrities to join the political fray, including Robert Ritchie, a.k.a. Kid Rock, the 46-year-old rap rock star who is still considering a potential challenge to Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow next year in Michigan. 

There is no doubt that Trump benefited from being the non-politician in the 2016 presidential race, both in the primary and general elections. Voters were more forgiving of his baggage when it was weighed against the sins of…

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