Originally Published: March 21, 1998
ALICE DOESN'T RUN ANYMORE: During the impeachment proceedings of Arizona's Gov. Evan Mecham, raccoon-eyed rocker Alice Cooper announced at a concert that he was running as a write-in candidate to fill the possibly soon-to-be vacant seat. "I'm a registered voter and grew up in the state," he said. "I'm here to represent the Wild Party. I even have a slogan: Alice Cooper-A troubled man for troubled times." His backup slogan was "A snake in every pool." Later, Alice pulled out, declaring, "As a write-in candidate I was doomed from the start because my fans can't read. Besides," he added, "we never found out what the job pays."