Quiz: Match the Presidential Candidate With the Folksy Anecdote

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As election season heats up, presidential candidates both declared and undeclared have stepped up their “folksy anecdote” game, trading barbs about who shops at Kohl’s and who doesn’t. When it comes to running for president, the real winner will be the person who can successfully convince America they are not rich while simultaneously raising millions of dollars in campaign funding. See if you can match the presidential candidates with the anecdotes they tell to show just how down-to-earth they are.

1 This candidate coached his or her son’s Little League team.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

2 This candidate (falsely) stated that all four of his or her grandparents were immigrants.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

3 This candidate got weird looks when he or she asked for “sawmill gravy” and grits at a Manhattan restaurant.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

4 This candidate owed over $100,000 in student loans after graduation.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

5 This candidate frequently drives his or herself to Chipotle.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

6 This candidate touts his underprivileged upbringing as the child of a bartender and a maid.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

7 This candidate has mastered the art of Kohl’s cash.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

8 This candidate’s father was a World War II veteran who owned a small drapery business.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

9 This candidate worked at McDonald’s in high school.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

10 This candidate feels disconnected from “people who have never fired a gun, never fished with a cane pole, never cooked with propane, or never changed a tire.”

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

11 This candidate’s father is a Cuban immigrant who put himself through college by washing dishes.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

12 This candidate frequently quotes the advice of his “tough as nails” Sicilian mother.

Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
Scott Walker
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Rand Paul
Ted Cruz
Chris Christie

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