August 28, 2020

Friday Executive Summary

RNC Night 4 highlights, “crazed mob” targets Rand Paul, and more.

Republican National Convention

  • “Land of Greatness”: Everything you need to see from the final night of the RNC (The Daily Caller)

  • Full transcript of President Trump’s speech (The Patriot Post)

  • David Dorn’s widow eviscerates the Black Lives Matter narrative (PJ Media)

  • Alice Johnson praises Trump for First Step Act, urges compassion for “forgotten faces” (The Hill)

Elsewhere in Politics

  • After watching three days of the RNC, Pelosi says Joe Biden should stay in his basement (The Federalist)

  • White supremacist who organized Charlottesville race riots endorses Biden (The Federalist)

  • Sen. Rand Paul thanks DC cops for saving him from “crazed mob” (Fox News)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Having “solved” so-called systemic racism with tour de force air ball, NBA players decide to resume playoffs (ESPN)

  • New York Times sympathizes with adults who pursue sex with 13-year-old girls (The Federalist)

The Latest on COVID-19

  • White House signs $750 million deal with Abbott Labs to buy 150 million rapid coronavirus tests (Business Insider)

  • CDC director clarifies change in coronavirus testing guidelines after backlash (The Hill)

Around the Nation

  • Hurricane Laura leaves six dead, homes flattened, coastal towns flooded in Louisiana (The Weather Channel)

  • 17-year-old suspect in Jacob Blake protest shooting is charged with two counts of homicide (NBC News)

  • Boneheaded Virginia Senate approves bill to downgrade penalty for assaulting a police officer (National Review)

  • U.S. Marshals recover 39 missing children in Georgia operation (FOX 5 Atlanta)

  • Homeschooling rate doubles as school satisfaction plummets (Foundation for Economic Education)

Other Notables

  • After correction, study that claimed mutilating trans people helps them now finds the opposite (The Federalist)

  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe resigning over resurfacing of chronic illness (Fox News)

Closing Arguments

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