Jordan Candler / Feb. 26, 2020

Wednesday News Executive Summary

Democrats’ chaotic debate, coronavirus, abortion bills, #Blexit, and more.

2020 Election


FRIENDLY FIRE: Chaos reigns as shouting match breaks out at Democrat debate in South Carolina (New York Post)

CIRCUS NOTES: Here are the “highlights” from last night’s debate (The Federalist)

NO JOKE: Joe Biden: Remember that time guns killed half of the entire U.S. in just over a decade? (Hot Air)


Health & Heartland


MARKET STATE OF HEALTH: Coronavirus fears continue to spook markets; CDC warns of “inevitable” spread in the U.S. (The Washington Post)

“TAKING THE NECESSARY STEPS”: San Francisco declares state of emergency over coronavirus (Fox News)

ABANDONING THE PARTY OF SOCIALISM: Eight Mississippi elected officials leave Democrats and independents, join GOP (The Daily Wire)

A WHOLE NEW WORLD: Disney’s Bob Iger steps down as CEO, will remain executive chairman through 2021 (Fox News)


Government & Politics


CULTURE OF DEATH: The Senate on Tuesday rejected two Republican abortion bills, one that would outlaw abortions after 20 weeks and another that would attempt to raise the standard of care for newborns born alive after botched abortions (National Review)

BLEXIT: Poll from black-led PAC: Blacks getting fed up with Democrat Party (The Daily Wire)

DAMAGE CONTROL: ABC News suspends reporter on eve of Project Veritas exposure (The Daily Caller)


Closing Arguments


POLICY: What’s really driving the homelessness crisis (Manhattan Institute)

POLICY: When it comes to raw power, few have more of it than central bankers (Mises Institute)

HUMOR: Democrats publish list of “7 Progressive Virtues”: envy, greed, pride, lust, outrage, sloth, gluten-free gluttony (The Babylon Bee)

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