01/09/2018 05:22 CDT


HOLLYWOOD, MEDIA FAINT WITH JOY OVER POSSIBLE OPRAH RUN FOR PRESIDENT; MILLER-TAPPER INTERVIEW AFTERMATH; NEWLY RELEASED TEXT MESSAGES SHOW POSSIBLE FBI MEDIA LEAKS TO HURT TRUMP


TODAY’S TOP 10

LEFT SWOONS OVER OPRAH

NBC IS READY FOR President Oprah, apparently. Hot Air.

  • NBC backs off tweet. Politico.
  • Flashback: Weinstein accuser says he used friendship with Oprah to entice victims. Daily Wire.
  • Broaddrick notes Oprah never championed her case. Daily Wire.

TRANSCRIPT OF STEPHEN MILLER’S dialogue off-camera after his combative interview Sunday with CNN’s Jake Tapper. Fox News.

FBI AGENTS’ TEXT MESSAGES spur probe into possible news leaks. The Hill.

DID HUMA ABEDIN LIE TO THE FEDS about handling of Hillary’s emails? Daily Mail.

MUELLER SET TO INTERVIEW TRUMP and possibly very soon. Washington Post.

JAMES DAMORE SUES GOOGLE for discriminating against conservative white men. The Verge.

DID BILL CLINTON LOSE the nuclear codes for months? NTK Network.

OBAMA TAKING HEAT FOR LAVISH library plans, including test kitchen, yoga studio. Fox News.

WHITE HOUSE REJECTS Steve Bannon’s apology. Hot Air.

“HILLYBILLY ELEGY” AUTHOR J.D. VANCE urged to run for Senate in Ohio. Politico.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • We are treating gossip as news. Joe Concha.
  • Are new Internet taxes coming? NTK Network.
  • Why Trump is calling for stricter voter ID laws. Fox News.

THANKS FOR THE WARNING!

  • Obama to be first guest on David Letterman’s new Netflix show. Free Beacon.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@DouthatNYT) If you don’t understand Oprah primarily as the pope of American gnosticism you don’t understand her at all. Tweet.
  • (@benshapiro) Gonna be fun watching the press reverse itself on everything it has ever said about necessary experience when Oprah runs. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • TRUMP STANDS, CROWD ROARS! Drudge.