08/31/2018 05:12 CDT


NYT SUGGESTS NBC KILLED WEINSTEIN STORY; GIULIANI PREPARES COUNTERPUNCH TO MUELLER; FEDS TRANSFER SCHOCK CASE AWAY FROM CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROSECUTORS


TODAY’S TOP TEN

DID NBC PURPOSELY KILL WEINSTEIN STORY?

EX-NBC PRODUCER SAYS “HIGHEST LEVELS” at network quashed coverage of Weinstein scandal. New York Times.

RUDY GIULIANI PUTTING TOGETHER “counter-report” to question Robert Mueller’s legitimacy. Daily Beast.

CUOMO RECEIVED $25,000 FROM WEINSTEIN lawyer’s firm as he suspended probe. Capital & Main.

DOJ YANKS PROSECUTORS from corruption case of former GOP Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois. State Journal-Register.

CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATS CALL for boycott of In-N-Out Burger after donation to GOP. The Hill.

BROWN UNIVERSITY PULLS STUDY that says social media is causing children to “switch genders” so as not to anger “transgender community.” Fox News.

ILLINOIS DEMOCRAT CANDIDATE compares GOP House member to Osama bin Laden. Free Beacon.

TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER PAVES WAY for more small businesses to offer 401(k) retirement plans. Washington Times.

SHARES OF SNAP SLUMP AFTER “ACT OF VANDALISM” renamed New York City as “Jewtropolis” on several apps and services. ZeroHedge.

ANTI-POLICE ST. LOUIS PROSECUTOR refuses to take on cases involving 28 police officers. Daily Caller.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Florida sheriff backs Uber driver who shoots threatening citizen. ABC.
  • Cynthia Nixon doesn’t think high taxes will drive corporations, rich people out of New York. Free Beacon.
  • Tom Steyer can’t explain Trump’s economic success. NTK Network.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Task force recommends compulsory “social justice” training. Campus Reform.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@prageru) UPDATE: Facebook has confirmed to us that an employee on the content review team was responsible for making the decision to remove two of our posts as “hate speech” and that this employee is still employed by FB. Tweet.
  • (@realBlackDon) Limousine liberals go their whole lives as capitalists. They own stocks, private equity, land, etc. But when it comes time to run for office (or start a so-called revolution), they suddenly become socialists to dupe the disenfranchised, instead of showing them how they made it. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • NBC MUZZLED #METOO; ORDERS CAME FROM ‘HIGHEST LEVELS’ Drudge