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The 2016 Republican primary race is a human zoo. It features(d) religious fundamentalists, a sleep inducing and fabulist-delusional black brain surgeon, a professional wrestling heel inspired con man carnival barker, and various other characters who could easily star in a comedy by Mel Brooks or Woody Allen about American politics.
The 2016 Republican presidential primary race has also been a mix of the scatalogical and puerile. Thus, it is a showcase for the juvenile and the immature.
If primaries are supposed to be a way for the public to evaluate a political party's prospective nominees for a given office then the 2016 Republican primaries have shown that the GOP's base is more interested in electing a "Fratboy-in-Chief" than they are a serious person with the temperament, intelligence, and competence to serve as an effective President of the United States.
This year's presidential campaign has also been a focal point for the twisted and unhealthy psycho-sexual obsessions of American movement conservatism where discussions of "political" cuckolding are infused with insecurities about white men's phalluses and castration anxieties in a moment when a black man is president.