Primarily Speaking

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The new GOP logo for 2016: An angry eagle wearing a clown nose in front of a giant flag.

If your excitement about this primary has reached at least one biebillion biebawatts (and how could it not have?!), please check this box: □

You know whose excitement is truly OFF THE BIEBCHARTS? Registered Republican and Republican-leaning US voters, whose favorite in primary polling is still UNDECIDED.

But how can you be undecided when you have SO MANY (a lot) (like a million?) (just a ridiculously enormous number really) terrific candidates from which to choose? It's a real embarrassment of riches. Well, it's an embarrassment, anyway!

To start the primary news today, here's a cool story about not-official GOP candidate Jeb Bush and his history of skirting campaign finance law. It's a sweet story, really, since contempt for the rule of law is a Bush family tradition.

[Content Note: War on agency] Not-official GOP candidate Scott Walker continues to do cool things for the state of Wisconsin, which is soon likely to include signing a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape or incest. He seems nice.

Not-official GOP candidate Donald Trump says he's fixing to make a "major announcement" at Trump Tower on June 16. YES! No word yet from Tronald Dump, however.

All nine (!!!) of the official GOP candidates are up to tons of cool stuff, as usual, and here is my Executive Summary of all the goings-on:

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On the other side of the aisle, Hillary Clinton will maintain her relaxed and laid-back campaign style for awhile longer. And why not? Of all the shitty articles the press is definitely going to write about her no matter what, "she isn't campaigning the way we want her to!" is the most innocuous of all of them and doesn't particularly resonate with people even marginally inclined to support her.

Something something Bernie Sanders uggghhhhhhh.

And Martin O'Malley continues to be a human being that exists in the world and may run for president of the United States.

Talk about these things! Or don't. Whatever makes you happy. Life is short.

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