Daily Clips: October 23rd, 2015

Lincoln Chafee ends his campaign: Who saw this one coming?! Evidently, some dude grocery shopping in Rhode Island:

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The Day the GOP Turned Benghazi Into a Farce: Joan Walsh has written a compelling summary on yesterday’s 11 hour fiasco, which was full of mansplaining, heated attacks, and desperation from Republican members of the Benghazi committee. Walsh points out the obvious: Clinton looked presidential and her answers show a growth of character and of coaching since the last Benghazi hearing. Her tough summer is officially over.

Jeb! campaign starts cutting salaries and staff: Jeb Bush’s campaign has published a memo which says that it’s payroll costs are “being slashed by 40 percent” and that staff at his Miami HQ are being transferred to early voting states.

“We are making changes today to ensure Jeb is best positioned to win the nomination and general election,” the memo said. “It’s no secret that the contours of this race have changed from what was anticipated at the start.”

Your delusional article of the day – 20 REASONS WHY IT SHOULD BE DONALD TRUMP IN 2016: During my daily perusal of Breitbart, I came across this gem of an article. The points made by the author are borderline insane; here are some of my favorites:

1. Trump is not your ordinary politician.

4. Trump speaks for us little people.

8. Trump is pro-women.

12. Trump’s policies are spot-on, particularly immigration.

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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.