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MIT named him the most influential citizen in this year’s election

Have you ever heard of Bill Mitchell? If this were 2015, the answer would almost certainly be no. But in the final weeks of the 2016 presidential election, the 56-year-old businessman has become a household name amongst the political elite as Donald Trump’s biggest fan.


According to a new profile in BuzzFeed, Mitchell says he was an obscure, self-employed guy living in North Carolina with about 100 Twitter followers when Trump first announced his presidential campaign.

Now? “I have 90,000 followers and a blue check,” he boasts, though that number has already ballooned to more than 108,000 since the article was published.

He tweets with reckless abandon about how awesome he thinks Trump is, an estimated 270 times daily, to be exact. And MIT’s Media Lab ranked him most influential non-journalist or politician in this year’s election. In other words, he’s literally the most-influential ordinary citizen in arguably the craziest election in American history.

And while he has already made a lot of enemies in the established media, BuzzFeed notes that Mitchell actually seems like a perfectly nice guy, unlike the Alt-Right social media trolls that have become infamous for “supporting” Trump’s rise.

But he also relishes in conspiracy theories, telling the site that he refuses to do in-person interviews because, “There are those on Team Hillary who do not wish me well,” and insisting that he’s 100 percent Trump will win the election unless the Clinton campaign engages in massive voter fraud.

He refuses to read any mainstream news sites, insists all polls are bogus and has even compared Trump to Jesus Christ.

Republican strategist Rick Wilson says Mitchells wins, “The prize for the dumbest motherfucker on the internet,” and he’s been the source of mocking posts from sites like Vox on the progressive left and The Weekly Standard on the right.

Sure, he doesn’t appear to believe in math, basic logic or even many of the words coming out of his own chosen candidate’s mouth.

But despite it all, his influence is rapidly growing with a popular radio show and speaking engagements, leaving Buzzfeed to call him, “The only person alive who will come out of the 2016 presidential campaign better than he started it.”

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Fortunately, you can cut down on the amount of waste you produce by cutting down on disposable products. And even more fortunately, there are sustainable (and cute) replacements that won't damage the environment.

Coconut bowls


Cocostation

Who says sustainable can't also be stylish? These cute coconut bowls were handmade using reclaimed coconuts, making each piece one of a kind. Not only are they organic and biodegradable, but they're also durable, in case your dinner parties tend to get out of hand. The matching ebony wood spoons were polished with the same coconut oil as the bowls.

Cocostation Set of 2 Vietnamese Coconut Bowls and Spoons, $14.99; at Amazon

Solar powered phone charger

Dizaul

Why spend time looking around for an outlet when you can just harness the power of the sun? This solar powered phone charger will make sure your phone never dies as long as you can bask in the sun's rays. As an added bonus, this charger was made using eco-friendly silicone rubber. It's win-win all around.

Dizaul Solar Charger, 5000mAh Portable Solar Power Bank, $19.95; at Amazon, $19.95; at Amazon

Herb garden kit

Planter Pro

Put some green in your life with this herb planter. The kit comes with everything you need to get a garden growing, including a moisture meter that helps you determine if your herbs are getting the right amount of food to flourish. All the seeds included are certified to be non-GMO and non-hybrids, meaning you can have fresh, organic herbs right at your fingertips.

Planter Pro's Herb Garden Cedar Planter, $39.00; at Amazonedar Planter, $39.00; at Amazon

Reusable Keurig cups

K & J

Keurig cups are convenient, but they also create a ton of plastic waste. These Keurig-compatible plastic cups are an easy way to cut down on the amount of trash you create without cutting down on your caffeine. Additionally, you won't have to keep on buying K Cups, which means you'll be saving money and the environment.

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Low-flow shower head

Speakman

Low-flow water fixtures can cut down your water consumption, which saves you money while also saving one of the Earth's resources. This shower head was designed with a lighter flow in mind, which means you'll be able to cut down on water usage without feeling like you're cutting down on your shower.

Speakman Low Flow Shower Head, $14.58; at Amazon

Bamboo safety razor

Zomchi

Instead of throwing away a disposable razor every time you shave, invest in an eco-friendly, reusable one. This unisex shaver isn't just sustainable, it's also sharp-looking, which means it would make a great gift for the holidays.

Zomchi Safety Razor, $16.99; at Amazon

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