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Curt Schilling Open to 2018 Senate Run Against Elizabeth Warren

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"The left is holding her up as the second coming of Hillary Clinton, which the Lord knows we don't even need the first one."

In this Feb. 25, 2015, file photo, baseball broadcast analyst and former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling watches as the Red Sox workout at baseball spring training in Fort Myers Fla. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Curt Schilling, onetime Boston Red Sox pitcher and outspoken conservative, would consider running against Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) in 2018, he said Tuesday.

In an interview with WRKO radio in Boston, Schilling was asked about the station's listener poll in which 98 percent of respondents said the former ESPN analyst should take a shot at politics.

"I like that number," Schilling, who was fired from ESPN after sharing a controversial meme about all-gender bathrooms, said.

The host pushed, asking what office Schilling would consider: "State senator, state rep?"

Schilling answered: "I've thought about it, and I think one of the things I'd like to do is be one of the people responsible for getting Elizabeth Warren out of politics. I think she's a nightmare. The left is holding her up as the second coming of Hillary Clinton, which the Lord knows we don't even need the first one."

Warren, like Clinton, has "milked the system to her advantage," and then from the highest position possible talks about poverty and the plight of the average American, Schilling said.

When asked if he ultimately wanted to challenge Warren and run against her, Schilling responded that his family would have to be on board, but if he were going to run, the anti-Wall Street and social liberal "would be the target."

For her part, Warren has not committed to running again in 2018. But if she does, Schilling will have an uphill battle to defeat her in the traditionally Democratic state.

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