Some Washed Up Governor Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee 4.60K Jim Newell 03/02/11 05:08PM Filed to: meet your candidates meet your candidates Buddy roemer 2012 Presidential Candidates lousiana Governors Appic Tweetg Fb Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer will apparently run for president! Sure, why not? He's most famous for losing a gubernatorial primary to white supremacist monster David Duke in 1991, as an incumbent. Speaking of Duke, why isn't he running?