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September 7, 2020

Monday Executive Summary

Police union backs Trump, 1619 Project crackdown, hit piece debunked, and more.

Above the Fold

  • “President Trump has made it crystal clear that he has our backs”: Trump receives endorsement from the the Fraternal Order of Police, the nation’s largest cop union (National Review)

  • Trump warns schools teaching 1619 Project “will not be funded” (Fox News)

Government & Politics


  • Trump hater John Bolton debunks anonymous Atlantic hit piece on Trump’s veterans record (The Federalist)

  • Gold star husband pushes back against magazine article, says Trump respects U.S. troops (JusttheNews.com)

  • For the record: Atlantic owner is Biden megadonor and close to story’s author (The Daily Wire)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Portland police declare riot on 100th straight night of protests (Washington Examiner)

  • Portland DA: Antifa shooter “appeared to be targeting” counterprotesters, allegedly stalked murder victim (The Daily Wire)

  • Iraq War veteran likens Portland to living in a war zone (The Daily Signal)

  • BLM protesters riot and vandalize in Rochester, New York (Sharyl Attkisson)

  • Thirty-nine photos capture America’s summer of riots, arson, and looting (The Daily Signal)

  • Here are 31 times the media justified or explained away rioting and looting after George Floyd’s death (The Daily Signal)

  • USC professor placed on leave after black students complained his pronunciation of a Chinese word affected their mental health (National Review)

Around the Nation

  • In Colorado, a 12-year-old is suspended after teacher spots toy gun during virtual class (Fox News)

  • The sheriff of southern Indiana’s largest county has switched to the Republican Party, accusing Democrats of endorsing flag burning, failing to acknowledge God and not supporting police (AP)

  • Seems legit: Kansas state Democratic candidate says abuse of ex-girlfriend could have been prevented by “Medicaid for All” (Washington Examiner)

  • Gender reveal party sparked wildfire now burning 7,000 acres in California (Fox News)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: In order to defeat COVID-19, the federal government must modernize its public health data (The Heritage Foundation)

  • Policy: Universities circumvent new Title IX regulations (National Review)

  • Satire: Anonymous White House source claims Trump punched a baby (The Babylon Bee)

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