Fred99: Of course he's just trying to make some $$$ selling his book. He's clearly old-school republican - look at his ludicrous young man hair - on old man head, and choice of ties.
Ah the perils of judging political affiliation or anything else really by appearances!
Youth forever is a standard American look. Maybe it looks better off camera.
He ran for the democratic nomination in Maryland, 2006, but no cigar.