Instead, he says he doesn't have time to campaign because he's devoting his entire being to the welfare of the country, making him something of a white Martin Luther King, only with a much thinner resume. Writes the Associated Press, whose bullshit meter is apparently broken:
The 72-year-old, considered a political moderate, said in a statement that challenges facing Ohio and the country will require him to devote all his energy to serving out his current term. Campaigning and fundraising would take time away from his work as a senator, he said.
"Those of us that have been given the honor to serve in these times must step up to the plate and put this country on a course that will see it through these harrowing times and make it strong and viable for the 21st century," Voinovich said.