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Friday, October 9, 2015

Campaign 2016’s Silly Season: A Weekly Tweet Round-Up Oct. 9

Posted By on Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 11:46 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, and the low-polling hangers-on continue to hang on in both parties. This week, there is an immediate opening for House Speaker some candidates might consider: It's not president but next in line after the VP. Pretty close!

There is no better image to convey "lack of agency" than posing awkwardly before a green screen.

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Speaking of weather, Chafee kinda misses the point that "Winter is Coming" is a jokey thing.
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This photo. 
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Rand Paul is crowd-sourcing his next ad. The prize: making an ad for Rand Paul and this Soviet-like promise —
"Each Winner will receive an assortment of Committee merchandise selected by the Committee."

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Last week, Mike Huckabee got confused about how a strip club operates. This week, it's mangling the vernacular "rolled." 
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Pataki keeps it short and sweet.
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Last week, Trump concurred that it was "mental illness" that led to mass shootings. This week, he yelled at two critics for having emotional and mental-health issues.
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Erick Erickson also got hit with the Trump insult cannon, but I'm more intrigued that Trump is not above FIRING A DOG.
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Oh dogs, a politician's best friend. Ben Carson had an awkward week with off-the-cuff statements. No better solution than to pose with a rescue dog.
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