First Right: Thursday, October 12, 2017


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10/12/2017 05:21 CDT


DEMOCRATS WALLOW IN WEINSTEIN FALLOUT; TWITTER BACKTRACKS AFTER CENSORING CONSERVATIVE PRO-LIFE AD; FORMER OBAMA ADVISER CALLS FOR GUN CONFISCATION


TODAY’S TOP 10

WAPO: COULD CLINTON AND DEMOCRATS have handled the Weinstein scandal any worse? Hot Air.

  • CNN’s Tapper: NBC’s excuse for killing story seems bogus. The Hill.

TRUMP SAYS CORPORATE TAX CUTS will mean average family will save $4,000. Washington Post.

AFTER CONSERVATIVE OUTCRY, Twitter relents and allows Blackburn’s pro-life ad. Hot Air.

WHY AREN’T JOURNALISTS MORE CURIOUS about bizarre facts emerging from Las Vegas shooting? Ann Coulter.

FORMER SENIOR OBAMA ADVISER calls for Australia style gun confiscation. Free Beacon.

NEW STUDY FINDS DEMOCRATS moving left, driving partisan divide. Free Beacon.

SOROS-FUNDED PROPUBLICA ENTERS local journalism market, starting with Illinois. NewsBusters.

MAJOR DEM DONOR STEYER requires candidates to support impeachment of Trump. TheBlaze.

LIBERAL “FACT-CHECKER” concedes only 7 of 198 nations allow abortions after 20 weeks. Hot Air.

COOK COUNTY REPEALS CONTROVERSIAL soda tax after just 4 months. Chicago Tribune.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • O’Keefe NYT expose, part 2. Project Veritas.

  • RNC ad urges Obama, Clinton, DNC to return Weinstein money. NTK Network.

  • CNN’s Zeleny: Most Democratic Party leaders beholden to Weinstein. Breitbart.


WHO SAYS THE NYT IS OUT OF TOUCH WITH MIDDLE AMERICA?

  • New York Times announces hire of new “gender editor.” Free Beacon.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@nealpollack) I am beginning to suspect that Hollywood might be a little sleazy. Tweet.

  • (@iowahawkblog) I see why the late night hosts and SNL are avoiding the Weinstein story, a famous fat zillionaire with a fern fetish is a comedy dead end. Tweet.


DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • REPUBLICANS SCRAMBLE FOR TAX CUTS Drudge.