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Jordan Candler / January 3, 2022

Monday Executive News Summary

Maskless AOC, Marjorie Taylor Greene banned, top governor’s races, and more.

Government & Politics

  • Hypocrite Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez filmed maskless at packed Florida bar (Fox News) | Non compos mentis: AOC says GOP is “projecting their sexual frustrations” after former Trump adviser comments on her vacation photo (Insider)

  • Twitter permanently boots Marjorie Taylor Greene over vaccine "misinformation" (Daily Wire)

  • House Democrats begin preparing for the post-Nancy Pelosi “leadership” era (Washington Post)

  • Adios, Gretchen Whitmer? The top governor’s races to watch in 2022 (Daily Caller)

Security

  • More fentanyl (11,201 pounds) seized at borders than heroin (5,400 pounds) for first time in U.S. history (Daily Wire)

  • Iran sends rocket into space amid faltering nuclear talks (WSJ)

  • “Enormous intelligence concerns for the United States”: China unveils plan to “take over” Latin America (Washington Examiner)

Health

  • D'oh! As Omicron surges, understaffed hospitals ease mandates, rehire unvaxxed employees (Just the News)

  • Iron-fisted Michigan rejects CDC’s new COVID isolation guidance (National Review)

  • A broken clock is right twice a day: Anthony Fauci downplays child COVID hospitalizations hitting record high (Newsweek)

Heartland

  • Nearly 800 homicides: 2021 ends as Chicago’s deadliest year in a quarter-century (AP)

  • Hello, 911? New NYC mayor’s crime-fighting skills come in handy his first hour on the job (PJ Media)

  • Wildfire burns at least 500 homes in Boulder County, Colorado (Denver Post)

Clown World

  • New York State has declared racism a public health emergency (Not the Bee)

  • Newly crowned “Jeopardy!” winner, dubbed highest earning “female” ever, is actually a man (Daily Wire)

  • British newspaper cancels “Person of the Year” poll after biological realist J.K. Rowling runs away with top spot (Daily Wire)

Odds & Ends

  • Harry Reid, political pugilist and longtime Senate majority leader, dies (The Hill)

  • No charges for Andrew Cuomo from allegations by two women (AP)

  • Jake Tapper producer caught in pedo scandal resigns from CNN (Post Millennial)

  • Where is the outrage over the killing of Baltimore police officer Keona Holley? (NY Post)

  • What could possibly go wrong? Germany shuts down half of its six remaining nuclear plants (AP)

Closing Arguments

  • Policy: A conservative alternative to Biden’s national security agenda (National Review)

  • Humor: “You’re just mad you can’t date me!” shouts AOC to confused drive-thru worker at Arby’s (Babylon Bee)

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