Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling mulling 2024 presidential bid
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Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, an outspoken conservative, says he plans to run for president several cycles from now.

 “I am going to run, soon,” Schilling wrote in a Facebook post, explaining that he'll run for a state office in Massachusetts first, and then launch a presidential bid in eight years -- “or four [years], if by some amazing illegal event this country elects another Clinton."

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Schilling, who has publicly criticized President Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDHS secretary: No sign Russia targeting midterm elections at 2016 level Twitter suspends Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks accounts after indictments Elon Musk donated nearly K to Republican PAC, filings show MORE, made the statement in the comments of one of his posts about the state of politics in the U.S. 

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He was fired from ESPN earlier this year after posting an image on his Facebook page that was disparaging to transgender people.