Could Deez Nuts Be Our Next President? (Hint: No)
A prank presidential candidate called "Deez Nuts" is picking up respectable numbers against Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. How are people reacting?By Ben Levin | August 22, 2015
It's five months until the Iowa caucus, and you've already heard the big names: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Bernie Sanders, Deez Nuts ... wait, what?
"Presidential candidate, and I mean I’m not making this part up — this guy, this candidate, this name is polling among the other major contenders," said a CBS anchor.
Deez Nuts is — sorry, folks — not real, but instead a sophomoric joke candidate dreamed up by Brady Olson, who is literally a high school sophomore from Wallingford, Iowa.