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Deez Nuts was a satirical candidate, portrayed by Brady C. O...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
Deez Nuts was a satirical candidate, portrayed by Brady C. Olson, who ran in the 2016 United States presidential election. His form to run for office was filed with the Federal Election Commission in late July 2015. In polls conducted by Public Policy Polling in Iowa, Minnesota and North Carolina in mid-August 2015, he polled at 8, 8 and 9 percent respectively, garnering the attention of the media. On October 11, 2015, Deez Nuts announced on his Facebook page his intention to run for Speaker o
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'I'm Not a Career Politician': 6 Teenagers Run for Kansas Governor

New York Times - 09 Feb 2018
In a political climate where many are disillusioned, Mr. Coleman, of Overland Park, thought running would be an opportunity to get young people interested in politics and “to strengthen the youth vote.” Inspired by news reports about Deez Nuts, the ...
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'Deez Nuts' 2016? The 15-year-old who fooled America

CNN - 21 Aug 2015
(CNN) America has been fooled by independent presidential candidate "Deez Nuts," who was revealed this week as 15-year-old Brady Olson, a boy from Iowa. Here's what happened when the Internet got word that "Deez Nuts" gained traction in some polls ...
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7 Started, Then Abandoned, Articles On Deez Nuts

NPR - 21 Aug 2015
Months away from primary action and hungry for stories, political reporters have finally found a narrative to latch on to: Deez Nuts." 2. Is the election spoilable? "After the first GOP debate, everyone was abuzz about the possibility that Donald Trump ...
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Iowa teen running as Deez Nuts loves politics but not spotlight

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines - 27 Aug 2015
By Molly Montag, Globe Gazette. WALLINGFORD — The 15-year-old Iowan running for president as “Deez Nuts” was not happy to be talking about his candidacy. Brady Olson loves politics but the sophomore at Graettinger-Terril Community School would ...
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Deez Nuts joins 2016 presidential race

Washington Times - 28 Jul 2015
Just when it seemed the 2016 presidential race couldn't get any more crowded, or colorful, another oddball candidate has put in a bid for the White House — under the name Deez Nuts. Mr. Nuts is running as an independent from Iowa and filed his ...
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Macklemore Trades White Guilt for White Silence

The Ringer (blog) - 25 Sep 2017
“Macklemore would not be the first rapper to alternate between goofiness and gravitas,” the music critic Jeremy Gordon wrote for Pitchfork, “but the gulf between sober analysis of Oxycontin abuse and white privilege, and the 'DEEZ NUTS' jokes is just ...
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Poll: Jill Stein tied with Harambe, trailing Deez Nutz in Texas

The Hill (blog) - 17 Aug 2016
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein is tied with Harambe, the gorilla killed in a Cincinnati zoo in May, in a new poll of Texas voters. Public Policy Polling (PPP) released the survey on Tuesday, which showed only 2 percent of voters would vote ...
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Trump's Mueller Fixation Seen as Strategic Move

RealClearPolitics - 21 Mar 2018
Will he, or won't he? The question of whether Donald Trump will fire the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election hovers over both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, as the president recently lashed out at Robert Mueller by ...
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A Teenager Could Run Kansas Better than Sam Brownback - 23 Feb 2018
Coleman, running on an "independent progressive" platform, is emphasizing marijuana legalization, a guaranteed living wage, healthcare for all and total reform of a broken political system. "We need to wake up and smell the roses," Coleman said in one ...
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Our Dumb Year in Politics: 2015 Edition - 27 Dec 2015
When the pollster obliged — because why not? — his impressive nine percent showing briefly made him the most blush-inducing household name in American politics. As a teenager, Deez Nuts isn't constitutionally qualified to be president, but who cares?

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