08/27/2018 05:14 CDT


WAR HERO JOHN MCCAIN, A FREQUENT FOE OF CONSERVATIVES; PASSES AWAY AT 81 AS TRIBUTES POUR IN; POPE FRANCIS UNDER PRESSURE TO RESIGN; WAR BETWEEN BIG TECH AND CONSERVATIVES RAGES ON


TODAY’S TOP TEN

SENATOR NO ONE COULD IGNORE PASSES AWAY

MCCAIN DIES AT AGE 81; to lie in Capitol Rotunda and receive full dress funeral at National Cathedral. The Hill.

ARCHBISHOP ACCUSES POPE FRANCIS of covering up allegations of sexual abuse. National Catholic Register.

ARE CHICAGO FUNERAL HOMES TAKING ADVANTAGE of taxpayers during murder epidemic? ZeroHedge.

PRESSURE FROM DRUDGE, BREITBART PROMPT credit card processors to rescind blockade of payments to conservative David Horowitz. Lucas Nolan.

YOUTUBE CUTS OFF CONSERVATIVE news organization’s revenue without explanation. Breitbart.

BETO O’ROURKE’S THOUGHTS ON ANTHEM praised by liberal but backfiring in Texas. Legal Insurrection.

OHIO COP CLAIMS 20 PERCENT of sexual assaults are false. Daily Wire.

CNN’S JIM SCIUTTO, A FORMER OBAMA APPOINTEE, busted for two fake news scoops in one week. John Nolte.

KENNESAW STATE CUTS 4 OF 5 cheerleaders who took a knee last year. Breitbart.

CITY OF BOSTON ALLOWS RAINBOW FLAGS above city hall while disallowing Christian flags. Daily Wire.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Trump to “nasty” Dems: We won in 2016 and we’re going to win in 2020. Real Clear Politics.
  • Longtime friend recalls McCain’s life. Fox News.
  • Arizonans salute McCain’s hearse as it passes. NTK Network.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Snowflakes rejoice! University bans snowball fights. Daily Wire.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@Lrihendry) Someone please inform the never Trumpers that they can’t impeach the president because they don’t like him! Tweet.
  • (@FranklinH3000) Things I’ve learned as a journalist: 1) Nutrition/health studies are methodologically bad. 2) A new one will contradict the old one in a few months. 3) The PR depts that publicize these studies are irresponsible. 4) The national media that writes about them are credulous hacks. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • GAMER TURNS KILLER AT TOURNEY; ‘KEEPS TO HIMSELF’ LIVESTREAM HORROR; RED LASER DOT ON PLAYER Drudge.