The race to be the Republican nominee for President has been full of twists and turns, with various “frontrunners” trading places on a regular basis. IN the process, they’re managing to alienate a lot of people. Most of them have a reason why they’re running:
The field has contracted, though. Rick Perry pulled out of the race after doing very poorly in debates, and possibly personal reasons …
while Jon Huntsman was just too … sane … for the Republican base.
While many conservatives have said they fear “sharia law” being imposed – disregarding reality – Rick Santorum has become a serious contender by proposing his solution.
Ron Paul is still in the race, because he has a dedicated group of hardcore supporters. This is not always a good thing.
Newt Gingrich is still in the race, but his success in South Carolina didn’t translate into any long-term viability. No matter what he thinks.
While Mitt Romney is still the front-runner, and struggles to connect with the average voter.
All of which has led people who are not in the Republican to look at the race as a horror show.
Makes you wonder if they want to win. Because, really, this is: