A giant meteor strike would be a credible contender in the U.S. presidential race: Daily Bullshit, July 3, 2016 (updated)

Updated for the first credibly-sourced article on alleged possible fraud in California’s primary.[1]


Horse race

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations attributes the claim that “truth is stranger than fiction” to an anonymous author and to the story of Don Juan a quotation “’Tis strange—but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction.”[2] Then there’s the aphorism that “You can’t make this shit up.” But then there are the survey takers who thought to put a giant meteor strike up against Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race.[3]

Justin Carissimo, “Too many people would rather see a giant meteor strike Earth than Clinton or Trump as president,” Independent, July 3, 2016, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-elections/too-many-people-would-rather-see-a-giant-meteor-strike-earth-than-clinton-or-trump-as-president-a7116691.html


Hillary Clinton

Julian Hattem, “FBI director takes center stage in Clinton email case,” Hill, July 2, 2016, http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/286349-fbi-director-takes-center-stage-in-clinton-email-case

Anita Kumar, “Indicted or not indicted, Clinton could lose politically,” McClatchy, July 2, 2016, http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/article87312972.html?rh=1

Yves Smith [Susan Webber], “Uncounted: The True Story of the California Primary,” Naked Capitalism, July 3, 2016, http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/07/uncounted-the-true-story-of-the-california-primary.html


  1. [1]Yves Smith [Susan Webber], “Uncounted: The True Story of the California Primary,” Naked Capitalism, July 3, 2016, http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/07/uncounted-the-true-story-of-the-california-primary.html
  2. [2]John Bartlett, Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, 17th ed., ed. Justin Kaplan (New York: Little, Brown, 2002), 424.
  3. [3]Justin Carissimo, “Too many people would rather see a giant meteor strike Earth than Clinton or Trump as president,” Independent, July 3, 2016, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-elections/too-many-people-would-rather-see-a-giant-meteor-strike-earth-than-clinton-or-trump-as-president-a7116691.html

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