George Pataki is running for President

As mentioned everywhere, George Pataki is running for president. His announcement video is embedded above.

In the video you'll no doubt immediately recognize the ample Pataki charm, his innate skill in summoning the ardor of the body politic, and his apparent inability to tie his own tie without help.

In the unlikely event* George Pataki actually becomes president, he'd be the fifth former New York governor to do so. He's the first New York governor to run since Nelson Rockefeller's serial and unsuccessful attempts in the 1960s (he would later flash some unique campaigning skills).

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* Unlikely events include, but are not limited to: the core of the Republican Party deciding Pataki wouldn't actually have been a Democrat in many other states, zombie apocalypse, Hillary Clinton being revealed as an alien, robot apocalypse, Jeb Bush deciding to instead open an art gallery with GWB called Bush Brothers Brushes, crow apocalypse.

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Four years ago (or perhaps it was 8) when Pataki said he was running for President, Jon Stewart ran the announcement clip and then just broke down laughing at the very idea.

Someone should find that clip and bring it back.

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