Last week, Harold Ford told the New York Times that he receives regular pedicures, a detail that some used to demonstrate just how out of touch the Tennessee transplant is. Well, in an interview with the Daily News today, Ford explained that his foot maintenance isn’t about vanity, it’s about dealing with a terrible case of athletes’ foot. Incidentally, that’s also why he has to travel in a helicopter. [NYDN]
I’m going to spend the next year as a private citizen, but I do indeed intend to run for office again. I’m not sure for what, and I am not exactly certain when. I need to take a nap. But once I do, I’m planning to get back into the ring.