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Reimagining The Republican 2016 Race As The Hunger Games

The real question isn't whether there are too many people running for president but whether there are enough to compete in the Hunger Games.

Of the crowded Republican 2016 field, President Obama recently said, "They'll have enough [candidates] for an actual 'Hunger Games.'"

We investigated his claim. 

This video includes images from Getty Images; video from The White House, Lionsgate / "The Hunger Games" and C-SPAN; and music from Kevin MacLeod / CC BY 3.0

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