Remember When Calling A Politician A Celebrity Was A Republican Insult?

In 2008, Republican presidential nominee John McCain released this ad comparing then-Senator Obama to Britney Spears and Paris Hilton, calling him the biggest celebrity in the world, and questioning whether he was ready to lead.

In 2016, the most likely Republican presidential nominee is someone with no political experience, who is best known for hosting non-scripted TV shows in which his catchphrase was “you’re fired,” and who is a WWE superstar.

I guess if you can’t beat them, try to one up them?

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