When your stable of hopefuls makes Ron Paul look seriously electable by comparison, it's not saying anything good for your chances.
Trump? Gingrich? Governor Cornpone?
Jesus wept, it's starting to look like the Island of Misfit Toys from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer over there. You could run the Train With Square Wheels as the vice-presidential candidate for any of those clowns and it would increase their chances.
All we need now is an eccentric billionaire to run as an independent and it'll be 1996 all over again.