Giant squirrel follows Hillary Clinton for Republican Party

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Giant Squirrel Is Following Hillary Clinton on Her Book Tour

The Republican National Committee apparently has a new mascot ... and its first target is Hillary Clinton.

An intern dressed as a squirrel is following Clinton around the country as she promotes her new book. Though Clinton hasn't announced she's running for president, the Republicans view the tour as early campaigning for the 2016 election.

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Opponents of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stand outside Lisner Auditorium at the George Washington University before Clinton speaks about her new book 'Hard Choices' in Washington on June 13, 2014. Clinton is widely thought to be mulling a run for the 2016 presidential election. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
CAMBRIDGE, MA - JUNE 16: Hillary Clinton signs her latest book, 'Hard Choices,' at the Harvard Book Store on June 16, 2014. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - JUNE 16: Hillary Clinton was at the Toronto Indigo on Bloor Street to sign her memoir 'Hard Choices' Monday afternoon. People lined up around the exterior of the store for hours, waiting for an autograph. June 16, 2014. (Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
Supporters of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stand outside Lisner Auditorium at the George Washington University before Clinton speaks about her new book 'Hard Choices' in Washington on June 13, 2014. Clinton is widely thought to be mulling a run for the 2016 presidential election. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: People opposed to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton becoming president canvas outside the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University where Clinton will discuss her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Similar to a campaign for public office, Clinton is on a nationwide tour to promote the new memoir with media interviews and book signings but has said she would not decide whether to run in the 2016 presidential race before the end of the year. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Copies of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new book 'Hard Choices' are seen before a book signing in Arlington, Virginia, outside Washington, on June 14, 2014. Clinton is widely thought to be mulling a run for the 2016 presidential election. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 17: (L-R) U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and designer Ralph Lauren say the Pledge of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the National Museum of American History June 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Lauren was presented the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal during a citizenship ceremony welcoming 15 new Americans for his contributions to the preservation of the Star-Spangled Banner. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Hillary Clinton, U.S. secretary of state, left, listens while President Barack Obama speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Business executives pressing for a solution to the so-called fiscal cliff made their case at the White House and the Capitol a day after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lamented the lack of progress toward a deal. Photographer: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg via Getty Images
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (L) and Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim (C) listen while US President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced he is nominating Kim to succeed Robert Zoellick as President of the World Bank. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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In response to Clinton's tour, the Republican party launched a counter-campaign with the tagline, "Another Clinton in the White House is NUTS." The squirrel will hand out bumper stickers along the way and tweet whatever dirt it can dig up on Clinton's past.

The squirrel is pretty outspoken on Twitter:

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