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Jordan Candler / November 23, 2021

Tuesday Executive News Summary

A bad idea re: oil, Rittenhouse’s message to Biden, #MeToo’s China double standard, and more.

Top of the Fold

  • A colossally bad idea: Joe Biden releasing 50 million barrels of oil from Strategic Petroleum Reserve amid self-caused gas price spike (Fox Business)

  • “It’s actual malice”: Rittenhouse has message to Biden for falsely labeling him a white supremacist (Fox News) | “Just sickening”: Rittenhouse blasts media coverage of his case (National Review) | Excellent: Rittenhouse says his lawyers are “taking care of” defamation lawsuits (PM)

Politics

  • A New York Times investigation into Beijing’s stranglehold on the material needed to make electric car batteries reveals that the president’s son helped a key acquisition. Why are we only finding about this now? (The Federalist)

  • Tone-deaf AOC targets “excessive bail” day after suspect out on bail hit 50+ people with car in Waukesha (Daily Wire)

  • Jeff Bezos “greases” way into Democrat establishment with $100 million Obama Foundation donation (Free Beacon)

  • CBS News/YouGov: Only three out of 10 say the country is doing “well” under Biden (Daily Caller)

“Social Justice”

  • “Ya’ll are in serious trouble because the wrath of karma is coming on America”: Black armed militias gather outside courthouse in Ahmaud Arbery case (Fox News)

  • Heresy: Catholic University of America hangs painting appearing to depict George Floyd as Jesus Christ (Washington Examiner)

  • Double standards: #MeToo silent on Chinese tennis star’s disappearance after assault allegations (Fox News)

  • Thanksgiving “myth”? Universities ask whether Americans should “reconsider” holiday as “Day of Mourning” (Fox News)

  • “Problematic” Theodore Roosevelt statue to be removed from NYC’s problematic Museum of Natural History (Daily Wire)

Notables

  • Alleged Waukesha killer charged with five counts of intentional homicide (Daily Wire) | The suspect has a rap video where he sings about kidnapping and murder in front of the car he used to run down people (Not the Bee)

  • Illinois Democrat fired over tweets calling Waukesha Christmas parade “karma” (New York Post)

  • White House says about 95% of federal workers have complied with vaccine mandate (Politico)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: How China is trying to turn the U.S. against itself (National Review)

  • Satire: FBI drops terrorism case on Waukesha killer after learning he never protested a school board (Genesius Times)

  • Humor: Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes quit Fox News to join “The View” (Babylon Bee)

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