Daily Clips: October 14th, 2016

David Brooks wax nonsense:

The poet has a special responsibility as society’s seer, who grasps the eternity in the present and sings to people about their own unique divine powers within. Personally, I have issues with born-again paganism. Shapeless, it leads to laxness — whatever moral quandary you bring it, it gives back exactly the answer you’d prefer to hear.

And Brooks says he’s put down the marijuana.

Retail sales climbs: September was a good month for American retail.

America’s dairy farmers dump 43 million gallons of excess milk: What a pity.

Could Clinton tame Congress? What are the implications of a Democratic majority in the Senate? If you’ve ever wondered that, this article has you covered.

Woman says Trump reached under her skirt and groped her in early 1990s:

Kristin Anderson was deep in conversation with acquaintances at a crowded Manhattan nightspot and did not notice the figure to her right on a red velvet couch — until, she recalls, his fingers slid under her miniskirt, moved up her inner thigh, and touched her vagina through her underwear.

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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.