The Patriot Post® · Tuesday Executive Summary

By Jordan Candler ·

Above the Fold

  • Trump and Biden square off tonight in first presidential debate (Detroit Free Press)

  • The Democrats’ $2.2 trillion COVID relief bill is still likely too rich for GOP (Washington Examiner)


  • Senate Republicans eye Amy Coney Barrett floor vote at end of October, just days before election (Fox News)

  • For the record: The Left hates Barrett because she disproves all its lies about women (The Federalist)

  • Rules are for the little people: Senator Dianne Feinstein walks through an airport without a mask — just three months after she demanded a nationwide mask mandate (Daily Mail)

  • Cindy McCain appointed to Joe Biden’s transition team (Washington Examiner)

Voter Fraud

  • Biden’s Texas political director implicated in massive mail-in ballot harvesting scheme in Harris County (American Greatness)

  • Voter fraud in Minnesota, continued — Project Veritas posts second video (Power Line)

  • Minneapolis police say they will look into allegations of ballot harvesting connected to Ilhan Omar (The Post Millennial)

  • Next time someone tells you noncitizens don’t vote in U.S. elections, tell them about Canadian Christine Chernosky (PJ Media)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Minneapolis plan to defund the police collapses; city council members “regret” making pledge (The Daily Wire)

  • Atlanta activist spent $200,000 in Black Lives Matter donations on house, personal expenses (Fox News)

  • Lawyer: Officer who shot Jacob Blake believed he was attempting to kidnap a child (Disrn)

The Latest on COVID-19

  • Global coronavirus deaths reach one million (Washington Examiner)

  • Trump announces distribution of 150 million rapid tests (Disrn)

American Spirit

  • Tens of thousands gather for DC Prayer March because “things change when you pray” (The Daily Signal)

  • Arizona cop stops at 3 a.m. to pick up fallen American flag (Disrn)

  • A military first: Supercarrier is named after Doris Miller, a heroic black sailor at Pearl Harbor (NPR)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: How “systemic liberalism” failed public education in America (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Why American exceptionalism is different from other countries’ “nationalisms” (The Daily Signal)

  • Humor: Winning debate strategy: Trump announces he will simply let Joe Biden talk for the full 90 minutes (The Babylon Bee)

  • Related humor: Exclusive: We have acquired a copy of Joe Biden’s debate prep notes (The Babylon Bee)

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