I'm not too sure who Louie Gomert is.
But an aspiring politician needs a more than the belonging to right church and spouts off the right rhetoric to get votes.
The pace of an election campaign is quite gruelling. Most recliner-chair blowhards won't last long.
And that pace kind of proves that the person will have lots of energy for public office. You can't be a high level pubilc official and work only 40 hours a week.