August 21, 2020

Friday Executive Summary

DNC’s Farrakhan problem, Bannon pleads not guilty, Netflix pedophilia, and more.

Democratic National Convention Circus

  • Five things to know about Night 4 of the DNC (PJ Media)

  • Hunter Biden, a charlatan, vouches for his father’s (dis)honesty (The Daily Caller)

  • Michael Bloomberg spent $936 million for a forgettable retread of his 2016 speech (Washington Examiner)

  • DNC features rapper with ties to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan (The Daily Caller)

Government & Politics

  • The cash-strapped USPS killed profitable custom stamp program over Jesus stamps (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • National Susan B. Anthony Museum “rejects” Trump’s pardon … somehow (PJ Media)

  • Steve Bannon pleads not guilty after indictment in “We Build the Wall” case (Fox News)

  • Trump keeps his distance after Bannon’s indictment (The Daily Signal)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Disgusting Netflix movie “Cuties” depicts adolescent girl who joins twerking dance group (The Daily Signal)

  • Kansas City Chiefs ban fans from wearing Native American headdresses and face paint (NPR)

Around the Nation

  • Michigan agrees to pay $600 million to Flint residents over water debacle (NPR)

  • Two hurricane or tropical storm landfalls at once are possible next week (The Weather Channel)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: We are suffering from a social recession, too (Real Clear Policy)

  • Policy: We need rapid — and reliable — virus testing (City Journal)

  • “Satire”: Man who has been in government for nearly 50 years promises to fix government (The Babylon Bee)

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