Politico'swhether he would accept a short-term appointment from Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to replace Sen.John Kerry, should Kerry be appointed Secretary of State, and before ."In Massachusetts, youre talking about an interim, not a permanent appointment. I certainly would not take on any long-term appointment," Frank . "As for an interim thing, I think accepting offers that havent been made is kind of presumptuous."
We certainly wouldn't complain if Frank decided to stick around, if only . Frankearlier this year. He's also a beloved figure for his fearlessness to , and being a damned good politician to boot. He's still got positive feelings for politics, , so it might be nice to have him stick around for an extra few months. The beaches and gin and tonics and adirondack chairs of retired, married life can wait, right?