UPDATE: The jig is up: reps for George Lopez confirmed this was a shtick and Lopez is not seriously considering running for Mayor.

PREVIOUS: Comedian and late-night talk show host George Lopez talked about his political aspirations on Fox11’s Good Day LA this morning. “I intend to run for Mayor of Los Angeles… in 8 years… I want to be Mayor of Los Angeles. If Arnold Schwarzenegger can be governor, why can’t George Lopez be the mayor of Los Angeles.”  Jokes involving President Barack Obama and change ensue. Here is the clip: