DETROIT, MI - The race for the GOP nomination is now a party of five! Two more republican presidential wannabes have stepped into the ring.
First up is Ben Carson. The retired neurosurgeon launched his campaign in his hometown of Detroit, with a choir singing Eminem's "Lose Yourself." Let's get down to brass tacks, shall we? Ben Carson is a doctor. He has never held public office, and he's known for saying controversial stuff.
Earlier this year, Carson made waves when he said he thought being gay is a choice. When asked why he thought that, he told CNN, "A lot of people who go into prison, go into prison straight, and when they come out they're gay." Back in 2013, Carson caused a stir when he compared Obamacare to slavery.
Next up is Carly Fiorina. The Austin native and former Hewlett-Packard CEO didn't announce with a lot of pomp and circumstance; she told everyone on Twitter! She also set up a campaign website, carlyforpresident.com
But this tech-savvy candidate forgot the first rule: register your domain names! Someone bought carlyfiorina.org, where you can find the message, "Carly Fiorina failed to register this domain. So I'm using it to tell you how many people she laid off at Hewlett-Packard." It's followed by 30,000 sad face emoticons. Like Mr. Carson, Fiorina has never held public office, but she did run for senate in California in 2010, losing to incumbent Barbara Boxer.
So there you have it, folks. The GOP bunch is getting packed, but there's still plenty of time to join the party.