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Republicans Aren’t Clowning Around, These are Their Real 2016 Election Candidates


National Republicans are realistically going to do very little between now and November 2016.

Instead, says the Guardian’s Jeb Lund, you have lots of would-be presidential clowns:

there’s Chris Christie, a man whose main appeal is being a bully to public servants, Mike Huckabee, who’s hoping to capture the vast army of Beyoncé haters, Texas’s Ted Cruz – although he’s really from Canada – Rand Paul, who has faced multiple allegations of plagiarism and Jeb Bush, who is hoping Hillary Clinton runs so that he can escape his dynastic ties and Rick Perry, who last time round had an infamous “oops moment”.

Watch his analysis below if only as a reminder of the intelligence of recent Texas governors.