"As you may have already surmised, the process by which ordinary humans run for president is a byzantine one, shrouded in mystery and wonder. For instance, if you walked up to someone on the street and asked them, 'Is Mitt Romney running for president of the United States?' you'd probably elicit an affirmative answer. At that point, you could respond by saying, iBzzzzt! Nuh-uh! He hasn't even technically formed an exploratory committee yet.' You know, if you wanted to be a jerk about it."
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