04/19/2018 05:16 CDT


NEW STUDY SHOWS AS GOVERNMENT GROWS, RELIGION SHRINKS; QUESTIONS GROW OVER LACK OF ACTION AGAINST MCCABE; COMEY BOOK TOUR DRAWS ONE SPECTATOR; MCMULLIN A CAMPAIGN DEADBEAT


TODAY’S TOP 10

BIG GOVERNMENT STRANGLING OUR FAITH?

GOVERNMENT VS. GOD? People are less religious when government is bigger, new research shows. Miami Herald.

AFTER THE IG REPORT, questions grow over lack of a criminal referral for McCabe. Jonathan Turley.

TAMMIE JO SHULTS, WHO LANDED crippled Southwest plane, was one of first female fighter pilots in U.S. Navy. NBC News.

COMEY BOOK EVENT PACKED with press and only one attendee. Legal Insurrection.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS COUNTY declares itself a “sanctuary county” for gun owners. Effingham Daily News.

NEVER TRUMP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE Evan McMullin seemingly unconcerned with large campaign debt to former campaign workers. Daily Caller.

DUKE STUDENTS WHO DISRUPTED SPEECH upset about being booed by alums. Legal Insurrection.

LIBERAL MEDIA OUTLETS CNN AND NYT advocated in court for releasing Sean Hannity information to the public. Twitchy.

CALIFORNIA HAS EIGHT OF THE 10 most polluted U.S. cities. USA Today.

LIBERAL COLLEGE PROFESSOR CALLS Barbara Bush “racist,” cheers her death. Daily Caller.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • George W. Bush warmly reflects on his mother’s life. Free Beacon.
  • Meghan McCain goes after Comey for attacking Republicans. The Week.
  • Rep. DeSantis refers Comey, Clinton conduct to DOJ for investigation. Fox News.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • The Hill kills its annual 50 Most Beautiful list of Capitol Hill men and women. The Hill.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@greglaurie) Great wisdom from former First Lady, Barbara Bush: ‘At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a children, or a parent.’ Tweet.
  • (@ClintonMSix14) Last night I got really drunk and decided to figure my own taxes. I’m getting a refund of 4,698,327.56. Tweet.

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