We were just tweaking Stanford law professor Larry Lessig, really, when we asked him if he planned to just study the law, or actually make it. But Lessig now says he's seriously considering a run for the late Tom Lantos's House seat. A grassroots "Draft Lessig" movement prompted him to think about it, he says. Will he or won't he? Lessig, an Obama supporter who's also riding a "change" theme, posted a video explaining his thinking:
The oddest thing about his tentative run: He's switched from "Lawrence," the name he prefers, to the more proletarian "Larry." See, Larry, you're already becoming a politician!
So, would you vote for him?