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September 11, 2020

Friday Executive Summary

Remembering 9/11, Democrats obstruct aid, Mueller phones wiped, and more.

Above the Fold

  • We remember: Twenty-two photos of September 11 and the days after (The Daily Signal)

  • “Their goal is clear: No help for American families before the election”: Senate Democrats block “lite” coronavirus relief package (The Daily Caller)

The Hillary Clinton Playbook

  • At least 27 phones from Robert Mueller’s office were wiped before DOJ inspector general could review them (National Review)

  • New DOJ documents show wholesale evidence destruction by Mueller team (The Federalist)

Government & Politics

  • Biden campaign refuses to answer if Biden is using a teleprompter during live interviews (The Daily Wire)

  • Are mail-in ballots next? Dozens of Austrians received coronavirus stimulus checks (New York Post)


  • Media fault Republicans after Democrats block COVID relief bill (Washington Examiner)

  • CNN airs photo of Biden and son with Washington Redskins logo removed from son’s hat (Fox News)

  • Leaked audio tapes suggest CNN anchor Chris Cuomo coached Michael Cohen in how to answer questions ahead of a 2018 TV appearance (Daily Mail)

  • One hundred forty-four media mistakes in the Trump era: The definitive list (Sharyl Attkisson)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Fans boo as Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans social justice warriors lock arms in solidarity (Washington Examiner)

  • Gallup: Public favorability toward the sports industry has collapsed (The Federalist)

  • Viewers call to cancel Netflix after disgusting “Cuties” premiere (New York Post)

  • Netflix defends movie after critics say it normalizes pedophilia (Washington Examiner)

Around the Nation

  • Election meddling? Los Angeles County health director says she expects schools to reopen “after the election” (The Daily Wire)

  • Deadly wildfires rage in western states; at least 23 dead (USA Today)

  • Portland declares state of emergency as 500,000 — more than 10% of the population — flee wildfires across Oregon (Fox News)

Business & Economy

Other Notables

  • Judges block Trump memo that would bar illegal immigrants from census (New York Post)

  • India and China exchange first gunfire over disputed border in 45 years, breaking the treaty that bans the use of firearms (Daily Mail)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Modernizing America’s environmental policy for the 21st century (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: The welfare state did what slavery couldn’t do (Mises Institute)

  • Humor: Man loses rib in gender reveal party (The Babylon Bee)

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