Jordan Candler / Apr. 21, 2021

Wednesday Executive News Summary

Derek Chauvin trial verdict, Maxine Waters unpunished, GND reintroduced, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • Derek Chauvin found guilty on all charges in George Floyd’s death (Fox News) | Nancy Pelosi excoriated for thanking Floyd “for sacrificing your life” (NY Post)

  • Hypocritical Democrats nuke censure of Maxine Waters for incitement of violence in Minnesota (The Federalist)

Government & Politics

  • Ed Markey and AOC reintroduce the Green New Deal boondoggle (National Review)

  • Key points from the Senate Democrat hearing on “Jim Crow 2021” (Daily Signal)

  • Media blackout: Nearly 70% of Americans unaware of John Durham probe (Washington Times)

Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate

  • Former Virginia Tech soccer player sues coach, says she was forced off the team for not kneeling before game (Disrn)

  • Norfolk, Virginia, fires police officer who donated to Kyle Rittenhouse (Washington Examiner)

  • Home Depot boycott pushed by racist pastor who called Louis Farrakhan “one of the greatest leaders of our people” (Fox News)

  • Eating their own: Richard Dawkins gets canceled by the American Humanist Association for transgenderism remarks (National Review)

  • Non Compos Mentis Award: Top U.S. nature society proposes renaming birds named after slave owners and colonialists (Daily Caller)

Other Notables

  • Arizona governor declares state of emergency, sends National Guard troops to border (The Hill)

  • Police release body camera video of officer fatally shooting knife-wielding teenage girl armed in Ohio (Washington Examiner)

  • Senate confirms Lisa Monaco as deputy attorney general (Axios)

  • European Union sets new goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 (UPI)

  • NASA flies a helicopter on Mars, the first time an aircraft has flown on another planet (Washington Post)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: Reparations are both condescending and counterproductive (Washington Times)

  • Policy: The death of law and order is destroying America (Daily Signal)

  • Humor: NASA frantically building real moon for Elon Musk to land on (Babylon Bee)

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