"Because if they didn't vote for a lizard," said Ford, "the wrong lizard might get in"
— Douglas Adams, So long, and thanks for all the fish
Note that the book was published in 1984. And 32 years later the competition actually began with the same feeling, "Who's worse?" I doubt this has ever happened in the whole U.S. history.
Anyway it's not the right time to discuss any serious topic. Just enjoy the nonesence cause I couldn't help laughing even when it was 2 a.m. and all my roommates were in dream.