Friday Executive News Summary
White House colluding with Facebook, Mark Milley’s TDS, Stephen Breyer undecided, and more.
Government & Politics
Joe Biden’s White House censors are consulting with Facebook to “flag misinformation” (Fox News)
Finally: Senate unanimously passes bill to ban all products from Xinjiang, where Uyghurs are detained, surveilled, and forced into manual labor (Insider)
Senator Tom Cotton launches bill to defund racist Critical Race Theory (Breitbart)
John Durham report may not be “broad” as hoped but prosecutions in play, Rep. Devin Nunes says (Washington Examiner)
Justice Stephen Breyer says he’s undecided on retiring from Supreme Court (Washington Times)
Thanks, Captain Obvious: World Health Organization chief says it was premature to rule out a lab leak as the pandemic’s origin (NPR)
Los Angeles County reimposing indoor mask requirement regardless of vaccination status (Fox News)
Around the Nation
Arizona Senate seeks more voter data as election audit raises questions (Daily Signal)
“The people of Georgia deserve better”: Georgia secretary of state calls for firing of Fulton County elections director and registration chief (11Alive)
Annals of the “Social Justice” Caliphate
American Bookseller’s Association begs forgiveness for including Abigail Shrier’s best-selling book Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters in promotional mailer (Daily Wire) | CEO also apologizes for emailing cover of “racist” Candace Owens book (Daily Wire)
Universal Studios faces lawsuit for Gru character making the OK gesture in photos (Not the Bee)
ESPN’s ESPY Awards Show has lost 85% of its audience since it gave Caitlyn Jenner that “courage award” in 2015 (Not the Bee)
Policy: Lower the federal gas tax to improve infrastructure — it’s time to empower governors and mayors to creatively make their own local transportation decisions (National Review)
Humor: Prosecutors charge white lightning with hate crime after it destroyed George Floyd mural (Genesius Times)
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