Cartoon tags: 2012 elections, Republicans, candidates, primaries, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, presidential race, campaign, cowboy
RNC insiders discuss voter dissatisfaction with the Republican Presidential candidates. "What we need is Romney's 1% economics plus Santorum's Church Lady routine, in an appealing package... BUT HOW?" "Hmm..."
Two months later "Ladies and gentlemen, I'm pleased to announce a new candidate genetically-engineered from the DNA of Rick Sandtorum, Mitt Romney, Hank Williams Jr. and a Woolly Mammoth: BUCK HUNTER!"
TV ads are quickly released. "I love lassoin' up Occupy Wall Street Protesters and usin' condoms for target practice!"
The GOP base is ecstatic. "I could have a beer with Buck!" "I mean, he's some sort of mutant hybrid, but he's one of US!"
NEXT WEEK: SCANDAL - Buck made using stem cells!