Gabatron Morning Briefing – 11-9-15: Portrait Of A Candidate

It turns out that certain parts of Ben Carson’s biography may or may not be true. Carson is screaming media bias, saying that President Obama never had to answer questions about his younger days. As a matter of fact, Obama’s school records are still sealed to this day.

Interesting Stat of the Day: Zero. So far into this season of television, none of the four major networks have cancelled a television show.

Larry David ended up being the one to yell out “Trump’s a racist!” on live TV. Trump seems to be getting universally poor reviews from his SNL performance, but people were watching. They had their highest ratings since January 2012.

The first salvo in the War on Christmas 2015 has been fired. Starbucks is in for a sleigh ride to full-blown outrage because their Christmas cups this year are just red, with no other decorations.

In science news, scientists have been looking very closely at the star discovered last month that looks like it could potentially have giant megastructures orbiting it but so far they haven’t gotten any signals.

Plus, Aliens may or may not be invading California.

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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