Daily Clips: August 2nd, 2016

FIRST OFF: Turn in your ballot, Washingtonians. As a citizen, this is a basic responsibility. Don’t shirk it. If you don’t know about local races, don’t worry, some awesome local blogs have got you covered.

TWEET OF THE DAY:

SUPPORTING TRUMP IS THE GOP’S EQUIVALENT OF THE IRAQ WAR VOTE:

I think [Trump’s big name supporters] are making a mistake not just from some lofty historical perspective but in how they will look in the relatively near future.

IS HILLARY CLINTON REALLY THE MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATE EVER? This article makes a very compelling case that Hillary Clinton is, in fact, not the most qualified candidate in our nation’s history. Check out James Monroe’s resume:

Secretary of war, secretary of state, governor of Virginia, ambassador to both the UK and France, and a senator.

That’s a delicious set of qualifications, James.

VANCOUVER SLAPS 15% TAX ON FOREIGN HOME BUYERS: Nice touch.

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.