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Poll: Obama doomed, everybody hates everybody: via @daveweigelTue Sep 06 18:54:14 via SocialFlow

Your move, Nate Silver.

Dead Island is a lovable mess of gory, slapstick zombie-killing mayhem, but where's the story? Sep 06 18:10:03 via HootSuite

If it were the heart and brain that were missing we'd say to ask one of the zombies. But zombies don't like plot. It triggers their acid reflux.disease.

Is Obama bad for the environment? | Sep 06 12:30:36 via HootSuite

And why did he make the University of Maryland wear those horrible, horrible football uniforms?

That's some handbag: 1-ton crocodile captured in Philippines to be star tourism draw: -ldhTue Sep 06 17:31:56 via CoTweet

Handbag or star tourism attraction. Really, those are only one of two ways an Internet-famous crocodile can stay in the spotlight. (Also: where is the 21-foot crocodile's inevitable fake Twitter account? We know it's the Tuesday after a long weekend, but this should have been a no-brainer.)

Dealbook picked the most dramatic way possible to report that Consumer Financial Protection Bureau nominee Richard Cordray's confirmation hearing was done for the day. We still think this is their way of breaking up with us. 

THIEVES STEAL 32 SCHOOL BUS BATTERIES... Sep 06 19:34:49 via Drudge

As usual, the real news was taking place under cover of darkness in Miami-Dade county.

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