3. Might turn off many of the "undecideds" who were just waiting until an R was selected as
the front-runner ... "I didn't know he was running!"
Of course, all those "undecideds" who were falling for the "we don't know anything about Obama!" (despite being blasted with e-mail after e-mail about all the "untold history of Obama not shown in the MSM!") will likely say "Hey, he's an outsider, never been much of a politician!"