Jordan Candler / July 21, 2020

Tuesday Executive Summary

Violence in Portland, payroll tax cut, the “euphemism treadmill,” and more.


Above the Fold



Government & Politics


  • The New York Times joins the AP in capitalizing “Black,” adding it to the “euphemism treadmill” (Washington Examiner)

  • “Incitement to violence against my family”: Tucker Carlson blasts The New York Times for plans to write story about location of his new home (The Daily Caller)

  • Never forget? Joe “Trump Is Islamophobic” Biden: “I wish we taught more in our schools about the Islamic faith” (Fox News)

  • Joe Biden unveils $775 billion plan to fund universal child care and in-home elder care (CNBC)


With “Friends” Like These, Who Needs Enemies?


  • RINO John Kasich will speak in support of Joe Biden at Democratic Convention (New York Post)

  • RINO George Will says he’ll vote for Joe Biden in November (Huffington Post)


National Security


  • ChiComs use Uyghur forced labor to produce masks (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Trump administration adds 11 companies to sanctions list over Uighur oppression (Fox News)

  • UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong (BBC)

  • Trump to send more federal law enforcement to cities like Chicago and New York (White House Dossier)


The Latest on COVID-19


  • Trump pushes mask wearing and says he’ll resume White House briefings amid spike in cases (USA Today)

  • Wave of promising study results raises hopes for vaccines (Reuters)

  • Vast majority of patients have antibodies for at least three months, though the study has yet to be peer-reviewed (Fox News)


Business & Economy



Culture & Heartland



Closing Arguments


  • Policy: Americans need clarity on COVID liability (RealClearPolicy)

  • Policy: A five-point plan for Trump to reshore American industry and win in November (RealClearPolicy)

  • Humor: Kanye West promises free Chick-fil-A for every American if elected (The Babylon Bee)

  • Related humor: Chick-fil-A changes name to gender-neutral They-fil-A (The Babylon Bee)

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