“This is one of my wackier ideas but — run for office,” Hinckley told the audience in the 2009 speech, video of which was obtained by WPRI. “I have some great stories about friends that have done this. And even if you lose, running for office, you actually win, because you get tons of free PR.”
And it's funny because I was just thinking of that exact concept yesterday when contemplating this:
Clearly this young woman has no intention whatsoever of actually becoming a senator (Eww! Boring!). I would bet any amount that this is a blatant ploy to get noticed by reality TV casting agents... and I'm certain it will work.