September 9, 2020

Wednesday Executive Summary

Republican COVID relief bill, Trump nominated for a Nobel, GA voter fraud, and more.

Above the Fold

  • GOP proposes $500 billion in “targeted” virus aid, but Democrat spendthrifts — naturally — say it’s not enough (AP)

  • Unlike his predecessor, President Trump is legitimately nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a Norwegian official, citing Israel-UAE peace deal (Fox News)

  • Memo to Democrats: 1,000 Georgia voters face prosecution for casting multiple ballots in June primary (National Review)

Biden-Harris 2020 Never

  • On Labor Day, Joe Biden touted “pro-labor” bill that would kill millions of jobs (Washington Examiner)

  • Industry study: Biden drilling ban would cost one million jobs and cause $700 billion drop in GDP (Washington Examiner)

  • You know the thing: Biden walks back national mask mandate over “constitutional issue” (Fox News)

  • Kamala Harris told alleged sexual deviant Jacob Blake she’s “proud” of him (The Daily Wire)

  • Biden and Harris preemptively sow doubt on Trump vaccine announcement (Washington Examiner)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • The guy who stabbed an AutoZone worker two weeks ago because he wanted to kill a white person has now killed his white cellmate (Not the Bee)

  • Faces of the Portland riots: The brave and mostly peaceful neckbeards fighting for a more just world (Not the Bee)

  • In a move described as both stunning and brave, EA Sports is adding Colin Kaepernick to Madden 21 as a “starting-caliber quarterback” (Not the Bee)

Around the Nation

  • Rochester police chief and entire command staff step down following death of Daniel Prude (NBC News)

  • Dallas police chief resigns after criticism of department’s actions against protesters (Fox News)

  • Minneapolis City Council now unlikely to defund police after “momentum slows” on proposal (The Daily Wire)

  • A novel ideal! After rolling blackouts, California’s anti-fossil-fuel regulators voted to let gas-powered plants stay open a few more years (Hot Air)


  • Uighurs accuse the ChiComs of mass detention and torture in landmark International Criminal Court complaint (NBC News)

  • Jamal Khashoggi killers have death sentences overturned in Saudi Arabia: Five men will now serve 20-year jail terms after journalist’s sons “pardoned” them (Daily Mail)

Other Notables

  • U.S. records less than 25,000 daily coronavirus cases, lowest count since June (The Hill)

  • Trump expands drilling moratorium from Florida to South Carolina and Georgia (The Daily Signal)

  • Trump to withdraw more U.S. troops from Iraq, where 5,000-plus soldiers are currently deployed (AP)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Trump is right to remove critical race theory from diversity programs (The Federalist)

  • Policy: For Gulf Arab states, China is a temporary friend (American Enterprise Institute)

  • Humor: Biden finally takes a question from the press, calling on new reporter Mr. Hamala Karris (The Babylon Bee)

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