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Friday, December 18, 2015

Campaign 2016’s Silly Season: A Weekly Tweet Round-Up Dec. 18

Posted By on Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 4:04 PM

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

This week's debate didn't seem to shift the field very much — the losers kept losing, the random half-truths and bellicose calls for destruction kept coming, and America kept watching.

Here's a succinct foreign-policy strategy, culled from the debate.
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Huckabee made another strained attempt at humor and insulted two cities.
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Even Jeb! was wondering about the Las Vegas Review-Journal's mystery buyer. (He can relax: It was revealed to be mega-GOP-donor Sheldon Adelson.)
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Rand Paul won the public approval of his dad. Which doesn't seem like much, until you recall George Bush Sr.'s silence on Jeb.
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Rand also appears to be the first candidate to acknowledge the upcoming Festivus.
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Graham continues his role as Trump Cassandra.
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Bernie does some timely pandering to the Christmas-card crowd.
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Pataki mansplains Ronda Rousey to Rick Santorum.

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I went on Carson's website to check out this LP (alas no soundclips).
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And while there I found this sad dog. People, do not impose your politics on helpless pets!

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