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6:10 pm, January 26th, 2015 - 37 comments
Categories: us politics, you couldn't make this shit up - Tags: donald trump, jeb bush, michael moore, mitt romney, repubican party, sarah palin
The idea of either of these people becoming president of the United States would make me want to find another planet to live on. From the Independent:
The number of potential Republican candidates for the White House continues to grow and grow with billionaire Donald Trump being the latest to say he may throw his hat into the ring.
Mr Trump, 68, who said he may make a run for the presidency only to decide against it both in 2008 and 2012, said over the weekend he was “seriously thinking” about a campaign. He claimed he was the only person who could run the country.
“I’m the one person who can make this country great again, that’s all I know,” he told reporters after a speech on Saturday in Iowa, whose primary caucuses kick off the formal presidential election next January. “Nobody else can.”
“It can’t be Mitt, because Mitt ran and failed. Mitt had his chance. He should have won and he choked. You don’t want to give a choker a second chance,” he said, according to CNN. “You can’t have Bush. The last thing we need is another Bush.”
“If I run for president, and if I win, I would totally succeed in creating jobs, defeating ISIS, and stopping the Islamic terrorists, reducing the budget deficit, securing our southern border, stopping nuclear weapons in Iran and elsewhere,” he said.
But wait there is more:
Mr Trump’s comments came after another conservative favourite, Sarah Palin, suggested she may also be open to running for the presidency.
The former governor of Alaska, and running mate of John McCain in an unsuccessful 2008 presidential campaign, said: “When you have a servant’s heart, when you know that there is opportunity to do all you can to put yourself forward in the name of offering service, anybody would be interested.”
Palin is back to her mumbling stuttering foot in mouth best. She recently was photographed holding a sign saying “fuc_ Michael Moore”. The photo will attract attention because both “o”s were made to look like cross hairs. It seems that Palin has not learned.
Other potential candidates apart from Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush include Rick Perry, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum whose infamy includes being the subject of one of the most infamous google bombs of all time.
In celebration of Palin’s awfulness I thought I would end this post with the Awful Truth episode where Michael Moore tried to decide on which presidential candidate he should support in 2000 by seeing who was prepared to get into a travelling mosh pit that he had organised. Video is below. Enjoy.