In 1983, Democratic Congressman Mo Udall of Arizona, who was famous for his wit and who had campaigned for president in 1976, was asked if he would run in the 1984 election. Udall responded, “If nominated, I shall run to Mexico. If elected, I shall fight extradition.”
Anecdote Source: Powell, Michael (2009-04-18). “The Wits of Washington, Amateur Variety.” The New York Times.