NOW and later: 8/08/13

Updated
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A daily roundup of stories that did not make it into today’s show, for one reason or another.

• The best tweet of all time?

https://twitter.com/MrT/statuses/365529166667452418

• Calm down everyone, Texas redistricting was simply designed to discriminate against Democrats, not minorities. Or so Texas says.

• A woman who whose son was refused insurance, and subsequently died, quite reasonably asks why the GOP is so opposed to people getting health care:

• Hillary Clinton could turn Georgia purple.

• Not the best month for Sean Hannity.

• Friendly Virginia woman flies giant confederate flag next to interstate to “tell people that everyone is welcome.”

• One tea party congressman argues that defaulting on our debt would give the economy the “major reset” it needs.

• Take some comfort in knowing that other countries have even crazier people running for elected office.

NOW and later: 8/08/13

Updated