Gabatron Morning Briefing – 2-4-16: Jeb Bush Desperately Wants The Clap

Rand Paul and Rick Santorum knew their campaigns were done after they failed to make any impact at in Iowa. Jeb Bush may have learned his campaign was over when he gave a speech in New Hampshire on Tuesday and had to beg the audience to clap. If you watch the video in slow motion, you can almost pinpoint the moment his heart rips in half.

According to a new poll, 70% of people in the city say Chicago police officers do not treat all citizens fairly. Broken down by race, 53-percent of whites have that opinion. 85% of black and 69% of Hispanics say all citizens are not treated fairly. When asked about cover-ups and a code of silence within the police department, 64% said it was a widespread problem. 26% said it involved a handful of officers, and only three percent said it wasn’t a problem at all.

Donald Trump says that he might sue Ted Cruz for election fraud in Iowa. He’s upset because Cruz’s campaign may have been spreading rumors that Ben Carson had dropped out. Yes, I’m sure he’s very upset.

Even if he’s not elected President of the United States, Donald Trump could pick up the title of Nobel laureate. Donald Trump is among the people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The letter adding his name to the list cited Trump’s “vigorous peace through strength ideology, used as a threat weapon of deterrence against radical Islam, ISIS, nuclear Iran and Communist China.”

Chris Christie says he is the last candidate Hillary Clinton wants to face because “she’s been running from federal prosecutors for the last six months. He says she would be relieved that all she got was a drubbing in the debate, not a subpoena.

40,000 pounds of cheese is currently under protective police custody. It was stolen from a truck in Wisconsin two weeks ago. The truck was found at the scene of the robbery, but the cheese wasn’t. How do you steal several thousand pounds of cheese without taking the truck? Mayor McCheese is wanted for questioning.

A jury summons in Mississippi directs people to call a sex hotline instead of the courthouse. Always double check things before you send them out. It’s called “Quality Control,” people.

This sounds like something out of a sitcom, or a porno. A police officer in England stumbled upon a 50th birthday party and was mistaken for a stripper. He was on patrol, saw a door open and decided to poke his head in to investigate. The crowd went wild. Apparently they had actually ordered a stripper for later, and they thought he was just early.

Keith Conrad got his first job in radio in Huntsville, Alabama the day after the 2000 Presidential election when he was a freshman in college. He’s produced radio shows in Huntsville, Milwaukee, WI, Atlanta, GA and finally back in his hometown of Chicago. Currently he lives in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood steps away from the Red Line. The train goes by so often you don’t even notice it. Keith has been dabbling in the Internet arts for a while now, in various roles both professional and just for fun.

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