Campaign 2016’s Silly Season: A Weekly Tweet Round-Up Aug. 6 | Blogh

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Campaign 2016’s Silly Season: A Weekly Tweet Round-Up Aug. 6

Posted By on Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 10:43 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.

This week, we're posting a bit early to get out ahead of the debate tonight. 

If you're watching the debate — 9 p.m. Thu., Aug. 6, on Fox News — be sure to download one or more from City Paper's set of Bingo Debate Cards.

A lot of food shout-outs this week, including a double-header for bacon.

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Sorry Bobby, but bacon in a drawer just doesn't
have the firepower of  ...

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Watch for yourself.

Spoiler alert: This is a really labor-intensive and expensive way to cook bacon, so not a good look for a guy who wants to make government simpler.

Santorum went corn-crazy.
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This is just bad optics.

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Rand Paul made a happy mistake and a Reagan connection.
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Trump leveled a sick burn on the other candidates who aren't worth "TEN BILLION DOLLARS" like he is.

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As for the debate — now debates — three different reactions from those relegated to the kids' table, i.e. the 5 p.m. undercard: Perry took the high road, Pataki got pissy and Graham made the best of it (a.k.a. added beer).
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And fooling no one, Trump promised to play nice at the debate. 
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