So being rich and intelligent would get a person to vote for a pardoned criminal? I don't see how people can overlook his record as a whole. Although he may be able to twist the whole incident into a it was a misunderstanding thing.
It would be interesting to see him try to use a anti mea humans stance to campaign by but that wouldn't be a good idea at all and would almost surely backfire(Look what happened to G. Gordon Godfrey you cant criticize the people who save your but day in and out).
"God has given me a gift. Only One. I am the most complete fighter in the world." - Boyka (Undisputed III)