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Friday, August 21, 2015

Campaign 2016’s Silly Season: A Weekly Tweet Round-Up Aug. 21

Posted By on Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 9:35 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.

Another week arguing about the Iran deal, education and Hillary Clinton's emails. But nearly every candidate found time to stop by the Iowa State Fair, making this week's round-up look like a Hee Haw throwback.

We got:

boot-scootin' ...
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and two men on tractors.

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Trump didn't even bother pretending to be country at the fair, and pimped out his private helicopter.

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Meanwhile ...

Lincoln Chafee continues to focus on other things. (Also: Some of these "neighbors" are pretty far away.)
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Chris Christie #tellingitlikeitis, revealed his favorite Springsteen song, because "it's a town full of losers ..."

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Hillary wants you to work for free coffee. (I volunteered for Carter 1980, where we were given free [and possibly contaminated] ice cream, which got me a free hepatitis shot, so don't underestimate the potential perks.)
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And finally, there's pain all 'round, as several candidates aim to be hep to new tech.

Carly Fiorina reviews the TSA on Yelp, and somehow the TSA is to blame, not just for taking our shampoo (curiously not mentioned), but for problems with Chinese hackers and the VA.
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Walker tries out for Selfier-in-Chief.

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And finally, Mike Huckabee just doesn't get it — two different ways.

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