Must-see morning clip: John Oliver picks members of the GOP as possible successors to the Pope

The correspondent explains why Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are all likely candidates VIDEO

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Must-see morning clip: John Oliver picks members of the GOP as possible successors to the Pope (Credit: Comedy Central)

Why would last year’s presidential GOP candidates Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, ever be in the running for the now-vacant papacy? “Daily Show” correspondent John Oliver explains, dripping with sarcasm: “What would they know about appealing to a floundering organization dominated by old white men clinging to an arcane moral code who must reluctantly embrace change to stay relevant … you’re right, there’s no cross-over there at all, Jon.”

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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