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Five Freaky Republican Presidential Candidates' Doppelgängers

The nationwide comedy tour known as the Republican presidential race is in Florida this week. Over several months, rich candidates have perfected the game of politics in their quest for the Republican Party's nomination and the chance to go up against President Barack Obama in November.

Promising horseshit disguised as budget cuts, job creation, national security, and the like, the remaining field of GOP presidential hopefuls has done little to wow audiences -- Rick Scott won't endorse anyone, Gingrich is banking on Jesus, and Obama is up 62-29 against Romney.

At least there's 2016. Right, Republicans?

But what about when this race is over? We've grown pretty attached to this quirky bunch of guys campaigning to be the next POTUS. Who'll make us laugh and cringe?

Well, there are always the Republican candidates' celebrity doppelgängers to make us smile.

Five Freaky Republican Presidential Candidates' Doppelgängers

5. Rick Santorum and Joel Olsteen

Based on wavy hair and an intense look of sexual repression, Olsteen and Santorum are interchangeable.

Five Freaky Republican Presidential Candidates' Doppelgängers

4. Newt Gingrich and Wade Phillips

In addition to looking like one another -- sweaty, curmudgeonly -- both men share a similar backstory. Gingrich resigned as speaker of the House after failing to remove President Clinton from office, and the Dallas Cowboys fired Phillips after the Packers beat them 45-7.

 

Five Freaky Republican Presidential Candidates' Doppelgängers

3. Ron Paul and Sir Ian McKellen

Aside from eye color, these two are twins four years removed.

Five Freaky Republican Presidential Candidates' Doppelgängers

2. Mitt Romney and Guy Smiley

We'd rather have America's favorite game show host in the White House instead of Mitt Romney.

Five Freaky Republican Presidential Candidates' Doppelgängers

1. Herman Cain and Cleveland Brown

Even though he's no longer in the race, he's in our hearts.



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