Well, the Republican clown car is filling up quickly, and there are a lot of possibilities out there. We could elect the heaviest president since William Howard Taft by selecting Chris Christie or Mike Huckabee, or the shortest since James Madison by picking Rand Paul, or the first without a college degree since Harry S. Truman, by selecting Scott Walker.
Huckabee graduated from Ouachita Baptist University (1,600 students; acceptance rate 64 percent), which is almost as obscure as President Ronald Reagan’s alma mater, Eureka College (800 students; 72 percent acceptance rate). Contrast that with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (20,000 students; 34.5 percent acceptance rate).
Or we could elect the first female president in the form of Carly Fiorina, who after being fired by Hewlett-Packard in 2005 (the company’s stock jumped on the news of her demise) failed as a Senate candidate in 2010.
Now it gets good.
How about Donald Trump, whose “fortune” is in fact inherited wealth.
Or Rick Perry? His transcript from Texas A&M is available online; check it out before you vote for him.
Kind of makes you long for Newt Gingrich, who married his high school geometry teacher when he was 19 (she was 26). Herman Cain maybe?