Political Editors / February 11, 2021

Thursday Executive News Summary

Biden’s migrant tent city, gun control, COVID spending, CDC recommends, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Impeachment managers hype emotion with unseen footage of Capitol rioters (National Review)

  • Team Biden erects tent city in Texas to handle massive influx of illegal immigrants welcomed by his policies (Fox News)

  • Gun control advocates ‘confident’ on executive action from Biden after White House meeting (Washington Times)

Government & Politics

  • Americans reporting vote fraud say claims repeatedly dismissed by FBI (Washington Times)

  • COVID spending spree has deficit at $736 billion in first third of year (The Hill)

  • House Democrats propose multibillion-dollar COVID-19 relief health package (The Hill)

  • Biden Justice Department asks Supreme Court to save ObamaCare (Washington Free Beacon)

  • Dozens of math-challenged former Republican officials in talks to form anti-Trump third party (Reuters)


  • Why stop with two? CDC recommends double masks to help protect against COVID (CBS)

  • Pharmacies say they could handle a massive ramp-up in COVID-19 vaccination distribution but lack supply (Washington Examiner)

  • CDC: Fully vaccinated people don’t need to quarantine if exposed to COVID (NBC)

  • Hope ‘n’ change is busted: Biden’s new target for reopened schools is behind where U.S. is now (Fox News)

Business & Economy

  • Biden brings up China’s human rights abuses, “unfair” economic practices in first call with Xi Jinping (Forbes)

  • Fed Chair Powell says rates will stay low for a while, citing bleak jobs picture (CNBC)

Social Justice Caliphate

  • NBA says all teams must play national anthem after Dallas Mavericks stop playing it (NBC)

  • ‘The Mandalorian’ star Gina Carano fired for posting wrongthink on social media (Hollywood Reporter)

  • YouTube completely bans LifeSiteNews, removes all videos (Blaze)

  • Hospital drops “breast milk” for “chest milk” to be inclusive of transgender people (Discrn)


  • Facebook says new algorithm will “reduce political content” on news feeds (Just the News)

  • Bruce Springsteen busted for DUI in November (TMZ) / Jeep removes his Super Bowl spot from YouTube (AdWeek)

  • Larry Flynt, pornographer and self-styled First Amendment champion, dies at 78 (Washington Post)

On a Lighter Note

  • Great news everyone: “Sweatpants are no longer ‘a defeat’ because every day you get dressed is a win.” (Washington Post)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Texas governor warns $15 minimum wage would “put a boot on the neck” of small businesses (FEE)

  • Policy: Wind and solar don’t work (Power Line)

  • Humor: Trump replaces impeachment team with Zoom call cat lawyer (Genesius Times)

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