Political Editors / February 12, 2021

Friday Executive News Summary

Dems rest impeachment case, Pelosi’s medals, Cuomo’s admission, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • House Democrats conclude Trump impeachment case, warning of potential violence if Republicans refuse to convict (Washington Post)

  • Pelosi says officers who protected Capitol will get Congressional Gold Medal (The Hill)

Remember back in January when Biden said the Capitol Police were racist?

  • Cuomo aide admits they hid nursing home data so feds wouldn’t find out (New York Post)

Government & Politics

  • Schumer leaves door open to 14th Amendment measure to bar Trump from office (Fox News)

  • New “gun trafficking” bill could cripple legal firearms market (Bearing Arms)

  • Pelosi banned congresswoman’s military officer son from attending her swearing-in (Daily Caller)

  • Lincoln Project faces fierce backlash as more abuse evidence emerges (Fox News)

Well, except from CNN, which avoids the topic altogether.

  • AG Barr quashed plea deal by fired Officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd death (NBC)


  • Biden administration finalizes deal for 200 million vaccine doses from Pfizer, Moderna (NBC)

  • Biden says U.S. will have enough vaccine for 300 million people by end of July (Washington Post)

  • Doctor destroyed for vaccinating patients (Power Line)

  • White House considering domestic travel bans to stop coronavirus mutations surge (Washington Times)

  • Psaki admits parents shouldn’t be “satisfied” with in-person school one day a week, even as Biden slow-walks promise for reopening (Fox News)

  • CDC considering classifying schools into color-coded zones for reopening (CBS)

Business & Economy

  • Gas prices are up 18% since Biden took office (Not the Bee)

Cancel Culture

  • Twitter permanently bans Project Veritas account (WFSB)

  • China bans BBC after harrowing report on atrocities against Uyghurs (Fox News)


  • So sad: “Sexting, unwanted touching, spiritual abuse, and rape”: the devastating report on Ravi Zacharias has been released (Disrn)

  • Berkeley dorms guarded by cops who only let students out to eat, use the bathroom, or get a COVID-19 test (Reason)

  • France sees foreign threat: “out-of-control woke leftism of American campuses” (Legal Insurrection)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Unemployment, inflation, and automation: The truth about the $15 minimum wage (Daily Wire)

  • Policy: Call transportation bailouts what they are: More welfare for labor unions (Heritage Foundation)

  • Not Satire: To prove cancel culture doesn’t exist, Disney fires actress who condemned cancel culture (Babylon Bee)

For more of today’s editors’ choice headlines, visit Headline Report.

The Patriot Post is a certified ad-free news service, unlike third-party commercial news sites linked on this page, which may also require a paid subscription.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.