10/08/2018 05:12 CDT


KAVANAUGH, GOP WITHSTAND ONSLAUGHT OF LIBERAL SMEARS TO WIN CONFIRMATION TO U.S. SUPREME COURT; GOP GETTING BOUNCE IN SENATE RACES; WILL PALIN TAKE ON MURKOWSKI?


TODAY’S TOP TEN

KAVANAUGH BEATS THE SMEAR MACHINE, SEATED ON SCOTUS

GOP SENATE WITHSTANDS SMEAR CAMPAIGN and finally confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court. Legal Insurrection.

  • President Trump’s winning streak. CNN.
  • 14 completely insane reactions to confirmation. The Federalist.
  • 9 times the media pushed misinformation about Kavanaugh. Daily Caller.
  • Should Kavanaugh sue Ford and media for defamation? Daniel Oliver.

SARAH PALIN TO LISA MURKOWSKI: “I can see 2022 from my house.” Hot Air.

LEAH VUKMIR TRIES TO CAPITALIZE on “Kavanaugh effect” in Wisconsin Senate race. Fox News.

SENATE RACES MOVE RIGHT, House races move left in political fallout from Kavanaugh fight. Washington Post.

DOES PRESIDENT TRUMP HAVE CHINA quaking in its boots? New York Post.

20 DEAD IN NY CRASH OF LIMO HEADED for birthday celebration. Associated Press.

ELIZABETH WARREN CHAMPIONED INDIAN GAMING bill tied to special interests. Free Beacon.

A RECORD 37 PERCENT OF SMALL BUSINESS owners are raising wages. ZeroHedge.

YOUNG AMERICANS ARE OVERWEIGHT, unhealthy, suicidal and addicted to alcohol and drugs, new studies show. ZeroHedge.

43% SAY THEY ARE LESS LIKELY to watch sports, entertainment because they are too political. NewsBusters.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Susan Collins’ pivotal speech. Free Beacon.
  • McConnell: Never considered quitting Kavanaugh fight. Fox News.
  • DiGenova & Toensing: Dem law firm that created smear dossier is going to be sued. Real Clear Politics.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Zombie liberal protesters get confused in Senate offices. Right Scoop.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@McAllisterDen) Hey Democrats. Republicans across the country are Woke to your BS. Tweet.
  • (@KimStrassel) Also on Susan Collins: We have been hearing so much about strong women in recent weeks. Well, that was one heckuva strong woman who just left the Senate floor. Especially in light of pressure, crazy protestors, threats to her office. Inspiring to see. Tweet.

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