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Mark Cuban offers himself up as Hillary Clinton's running mate, because, why not?

Mark Cuban
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Mark Cuban

This is exactly what the 2016 presidential race needs right now: Another billionaire-turned-reality-TV-star with a big mouth.

Mark Cuban offered Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton advice on picking a running mate, saying she should tap someone who would fight fire with fire and just "throw bombs" at Trump.

Then the entrepreneur and "Shark Tank" star said — playfully, we think — that he'd be available as Clinton's running mate under one condition: "I get to throw bombs."

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"I would be like, 'Donald, I like you, but you are an ... airhead. You say nothing," CNN quoted Cuban as saying during an interview at the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference in Las Vegas on Thursday night.

Cuban described himself as a friend of Trump's, though he said they have a "love hate relationship."

"There's that guy who'll walk into the bar and say anything to get laid. That's Donald Trump right now to a T. But it's all of us who are going to get f-----," Cuban said.

We emailed Cuban to ask if he's being vetted. We'll let you know if he has anything to announce.

By Dawn Chmielewski, Recode.net.

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