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Number of Twitter Posts of Each 2016 Presidential Candidate, as of February 12 2016

Who is Winning the Presidential Bird Race?

We keep hearing about the “Presidential Horse Race” in the news media, but I can’t recall any presidential candidate in 2016 riding any horse.  If you can find a picture of one, let me know; I’d really like to see Chris Christie in the saddle.

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Who’s for Rand? (Rand Paul vs. Reality)

For much of this year, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has offered a promotional webpage on which he encourages certain groups of Americans to download their very own “_________ for Rand” image to use in social media and on their own web pages. As you

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Parry! Riposte!

Political banter should be scored somehow, maybe as they do it in fencing, maybe as they do it in the Olympics. An exchange like this should be given a special name, like “triple salchow”:

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Grassroots? Jeb Bush Right to Rise Hashtag goes Empty

January 7, 2015: Jeb Bush announces the launch of his Twitter hashtag #RightToRise April 1-3, 2015: a grand total of 12 people Tweet using the #RightToRise hashtag on Twitter. Messages include: @actdontreact: #righttorise is like #righttowork. It’s nothing of the sort! #JebBush2016 gift2usa: RT @TheNotoriousJEB:

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Is There An App For Going Off The Grid?

Sometimes, what’s more important than the words in the message that a person sends is the context of their communication. That’s the case with the image you see below. This image was downloaded from GettyImages.com, then uploaded onto Pinterest.com in order to direct people to

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Jeb Bush #RightToRise Twitter Campaign Goes Flaccid

On January 7, Jeb Bush issued a challenge to all of his “followers” on Twitter: Show your support for the Jeb Bush for President campaign by posting a message with the #RightToRise hashtag. “Is something holding you back from achieving your #AmericanDream? Tell us! #RightToRise”.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?