Jordan Candler / October 20, 2020

Tuesday Executive Summary

Landmark antitrust case, immigration reviews, debate commission malarkey, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Justice Department filing landmark antitrust case against evil Google (AP)

  • Supreme Court to review two of Trump’s major immigration policies — Remain in Mexico, and funding for border barrier (The New York Times)

Election 2020

  • Debate commission nixes foreign policy as topic in foreign policy debate (The Daily Wire)

  • Final debate will feature muted mics for two minutes of initial comments on each topic (Washington Examiner)

  • Predictably, Chief Justice John Roberts sides with Democrats, denies Pennsylvania GOP effort to block extended ballot turn-in period (Fox News)

  • Rapper 50 Cent endorses Trump after seeing Biden’s tax plan (The Daily Caller)

  • Trump campaign and RNC unveil $55 million ad buy for final two weeks (Washington Examiner)

  • Biden campaign pulls ad after military leader says his image was used without permission (The Washington Free Beacon)

Elsewhere in Politics

  • DNI John Ratcliffe says Hunter Biden emails and laptop “not part of some Russian disinformation campaign” (National Review)

  • House GOP pushes William Barr for special counsel to investigate Biden revelations (The Washington Times)

  • Biden’s boosters financed his prodigal son’s entire career (The Federalist)

  • Twitter and Facebook censored Trump 65 times but leave Biden untouched (NewsBusters)

Around the Nation

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Research shows critical race theory is actually making people more racist (The Federalist) | The civil rights legend who opposed CRT (The Daily Signal)

  • Denver TV station security guard charged with second-degree murder in pro-police demonstrator’s death (AP)

  • Wikipedia bans users from expressing support of traditional marriage (Disrn)

Stranger Than Fiction

  • New Yorker suspends Jeffrey Toobin for masturbating on Zoom call (Vice)

  • ChiCom-supporting Disney adds warnings for “racist” content to classic films (The Daily Wire)

  • Anti-gun organization prepared to launch national group of gun owners who apparently don’t like guns (NRA-ILA)

Other Notables

  • Senate GOP eyes October 26 for confirming Barrett to Supreme Court (The Hill)

  • Is Trump really only a few percentage points away from 270 electoral votes? (National Review)

  • Conservative icon Rush Limbaugh says cancer has shown progression in the “wrong direction” (NBC News)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: The Left’s healthcare “cure” is far worse than the malady (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Biden’s Education Department would be a radical disaster (The Federalist)

  • Humor: Amy Coney Barrett just adopted a local troubled youngster named Hunter (The Babylon Bee)

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