Will former Red Sox ace Curt Schilling run for the Senate seat vacated by the recent death of Ted Kennedy?
If he does, how will MMO development at his company, 38 Studios be affected?
These remain open questions following yesterday's acknowledgement by Schilling that he is considering a bid for the late Kennedy's former spot. Writing on his 38 Pitches blog, Schilling was candid about his potential foray into big-time politics:
While my family is obviously the priority, and 38 Studios is a priority, I do have some interest in the possibility [of running]. That being said, to get to there from where I am today, many many things would have to align themselves for that to truly happen. I am not going to comment further on the matter since at this point it would be speculation on top of speculation.
Although Bloomberg reports that Schilling is a registered Independent, as GamePolitics reported during last year's presidential race, Schilling stumped for Republican contender John McCain. He is most definitely not an Obama fan.
The Boston Globe has additional quotes on the Senate issue from Schilling, including this one:
I'm not going to divulge the discussions, but I've been contacted by people whose opinion I give credence to and listen to, and I listened...