10 HUGE Jersey Personalities For Vice President

In case The Donald gets the GOP nomination, we have some suggestions for his second in command.

John Adams, our nation’s first Vice President, once described the position as, “the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived.” The job, much like the state of New Jersey, has gotten a lot of flack over the years. Who better, then, to serve in the second highest office in the land then someone who knows how to take a lickin’ and keep on tickin’?

Donald Trump may not be participating in tonight’s GOP debate, but still holds a dominating lead in the polls. If he does secure the nomination, he’s going to need a right hand man (or woman!). Here are our ideas for the perfect running mate — from New Jersey, of course.

Teresa Giudice

Photo courtesy of Bravo

Photo courtesy of Bravo

Probably shouldn’t bring her on any diplomacy missions; flipping tables tends to end peace talks.

American Pharaoh

Photo by Holly Tonini

Photo by Holly Tonini

Trump doesn’t like to associate with “losers.” You can’t do much better than this Triple Crown winner.

Shaquille O’Neal

Photo courtesy of TNT

Photo courtesy of TNT

The Newark-born basketball star is HUGE. We mean really, really H-U-G-E! (He also has a Doctor of Education, which could prove useful when crafting school policies.)

Bill Maher

Photo courtesy of HBO/Janet Van Ham

Photo courtesy of HBO/Janet Van Ham

Let’s Make America Great Again by returning to our nation’s roots. In early elections, the runner up was named Vice President. That’s how Democratic Republican Thomas Jefferson wound up second in command to Federalist John Adams. Their diverging views didn’t exactly bare fruits, but maybe pairing hyper-liberal Maher with conservative Trump will wind up with something in the middle.

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian

Despite the shuttering of four Atlantic City casinos this year, Mayor Don Guardian remains confident of a comeback

Photo courtesy of AP Images.

His entire city is facing bankruptcy. City officials recently supported a plan to allow the state to take over. It makes Trump’s casino failures look like small change.

Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno

Photo: Frank Veronsky/Choose New Jersey

Photo: Frank Veronsky/Choose New Jersey

No one in America is more experienced at filling in for an absent chief executive.

Astronaut Scott Kelly

Photo: Courtesy of Nasa/ Roscosmos/Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center

Photo: Courtesy of Nasa/ Roscosmos/Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center

Someone needs to tell Trump when his policies are out of this world. Who better than the guy who holds the record for the longest space flight by an American?

Grover Cleveland

Illustration by Michael Witte

Illustration by Michael Witte

We think America’s only split-term president is ready for another comeback. Okay, so he’s been dead for 107 years. Let’s not confuse the Donald with facts.

Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro

Courtesy of TLC.

Courtesy of TLC.

Let them eat cake! Because every party needs a great cake.

Chris Christie

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Because New Jersey doesn’t need another former civil servant on its unemployment rolls.

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