Gabatron Morning Briefing – 9-25-15: Attack Of The Grumpy Americans

Get ready for President Donald Trump: A new poll says 72% of Americans believe the US isn’t as great as it once was. Actually, Trump’s personal approval ratings are so low that it’s unlikely that’s actually good news for him. What’s different about America now that makes it “less great”?

Interesting Stat of the Day: 150 people. That’s the number of names and faces for people that you can remember without any prompting.

If you think the unending drone of Presidential campaign coverage has been unending, you’d be correct. The big three broadcast networks have devoted more time to this election than any previous election.

Condi Rice says that she’s had her fill of politics. She told a group in Hong Kong that she’s content with life in the academic world

In science news, Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have broken the distance record for quantum teleportation.

Plus, An Oregon couple accidentally got a bill for over $2 million from Verizon Wireless.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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