Former VP Candidate Sarah Palin
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Most anyone who follows politics will tell you vice presidential picks are inconsequential to most voters – they are picking the person at the top of the ticket, not the bottom. That's true even in the most game changing of picks, just ask former GOP candidate John McCain. But it’s a favorite pastime for observers to suss out just who might make the cut and why. Already, bets are being placed on likely prospects, from Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Here’s a list of five possible – but unlikely – vice presidential picks for the Republican nominee.