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Friday, July 10, 2015

Campaign 2016’s Silly Season: A Weekly Tweet Round-Up

Posted By on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 10:53 AM

We slog through the twitter streams of the 2016 Presidential candidates, and give you a weekly round-up of the more entertaining ones, every Friday.

The most delicious-looking tweet was Hillary Clinton's logo reproduced in summer berries.

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To establish his patriotic bona fides, on July 4, Rick Santorum tweeted a Spotify list of "truly American music." Judge for yourselves, but it looks like somebody simply searched for songs with the word "America" or "American" in the title. (Confidential to Rick: "American Pie" is kinda about how everything has gone to shit ...)
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In related musical news: This song is also on Santorum's list. Note "crowd."
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And Huckabee went for the trifecta of hunting ducks, God and Charlie Daniels Band, with bonus big rigs.
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Not to be outdone in patriotic amusements, Rand Paul sent a word search.
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Marco Rubio is not afraid of going back in time to a 27-year-old movie to make a point. Also, fails to understand that time machines can also go to the future.

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Perry picks a photo of him listening to Obama to illustrate how he talked Texas-tough to him. Points sitting under the Presidential seal, though. Sly optics.

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Ted Cruz saves The Simpsons.
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Lincoln Chafee tweeted about the Vietnam war, because 2016.
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And in a week of contentious statements, Donald Trump took a stand that many can agree with.
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