Could George Takei boldly go where no man has gone before?

No, not into the far reaches of space, but someplace even harder to reach: Defeating long-time U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell for his seat in Washington.

Oh my!

The actor famous among Star Trek fans for his role as USS Enterprise pilot Hikaru Sulu and, more recently, well-known as a left-leaning political advocate, tweeted Thursday that he’s “tempted” to move to Kentucky just to run against the Kentucky senator and Senate Majority Leader.