Friday Executive News Summary
13th U.S. service member dies, Biden’s hopeless speech, SCOTUS gets it right, and more.
Afghanistan Dumpster Fire
13th U.S. service member dies in Afghanistan attack, now deadliest day of conflict since 2011 (Daily Wire) | Tone-deaf House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweets about Women’s Equality Day after Americans killed in Kabul (PJ Media)
Dumb… CENTCOM commander says U.S. sharing intel with Taliban (Fox Business)
… and dumber: U.S. officials gave Taliban terrorists names of American citizens, green card holders, and Afghan allies (PM) | “This is insanity”: Baffled reporters torch Biden for sharing list of U.S. citizens and allies with Taliban (Fox News)
Around the Nation
Tropical Storm Ida is strengthening and forecast to hit the Gulf Coast as a major hurricane (TWC)
Portland explodes again in violent battles between antifa and Proud Boys (The Hill)
Feds to close troubled NYC jail where Jeffrey Epstein
killed himselfdidn’t kill himself (AP)
Democrat Terry McAuliffe, candidate for Virginia governor, forgot to sign form making him a valid candidate, complaint says (Daily Wire)
Delta Air Lines will impose $200 surcharge on unvaccinated employees (Fox Business)
Non compos mentis: Harvard’s new chaplain is an atheist — and “good without God” (NY Post)
Policy: How might China exploit the Afghanistan debacle? (Daily Signal)
Policy: How to regulate Critical Race Theory in schools (Manhattan Institute)
Satire: In response to Afghanistan disaster, Nancy Pelosi begins impeachment proceedings against President Trump (Babylon Bee)
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