Jordan Candler / January 7, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Election certified, Capitol ransacked, Stacey Abrams’s electoral red flag, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Congress certifies Joe Biden’s Electoral College win hours after violent pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol; president vows “orderly transition” of power (AP)

Election Fallout

Exit quote for Trump: “Love your neighbor as yourself and your country more than yourself.” —Thomas Jefferson

Social Media

Food for Thought

  • At least the media finally came around to the idea that riots are scary (Washington Examiner)

Elsewhere in Politics

  • A confident Stacey Abrams says Georgia runoffs are “just the beginning” (Yahoo News)

  • George Soros gets behind abolishing the police (Free Beacon)

Around the Nation

  • Two Louisville detectives involved in Breonna Taylor raid are fired (AP)

  • Half of Chicago teachers refused to return to work this week (Disrn)

In fairness, it’s mighty tough coming back to work when COVID is so rampant you’re vacationing in Puerto Rico.

  • Tit for tat: Buffalo Bills fans launch petition to keep Andrew Cuomo from attending Saturday’s playoff game (Disrn)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

“Captain Obvious” Headline Awards

  • Study: Young adults in U.S. overeating during pandemic lockdowns (UPI)

  • Link found between self-control in childhood and success later in life (Medical XPress)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Congress needs to revive itself (The Hill)

  • Policy: With 2021 still young, we already have trouble from Tehran (Daily Signal)

  • Humor: Electoral College successfully overturned, buffalo guy selected as president (Babylon Bee)

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