08/23/2018 05:14 CDT


MAJOR ALLEGATION IN SMEAR DOSSIER SAID TO BE FALSE; LIBERAL MEDIA CONTINUES TO IGNORE AND WHITEWASH MOLLIE TIBBETTS MURDER; DEAD HEAT IN WISCONSIN SENATE RACE


TODAY’S TOP TEN

MAJOR BLOW TO DOSSIER’S CREDIBILITY

LANNY DAVIS ADMITS THAT MICHAEL COHEN never went to Prague as anti-Trump smear dossier claims. Chuck Ross.

5 TAKEAWAYS ABOUT PAUL MANAFORT and Michael Cohen’s legal woes. Mollie Hemingway.

LIBERAL MEDIA IN FULL COVER-UP MODE over Mollie Tibbetts’ alleged murderer. Ace of Spades HQ.

CNN HAS LOST APPROXIMATELY 25 PERCENT of its audience in last year. Daily Wire.

TARGET CEO SAYS THIS IS BEST consumer environment he’s seen in his career. CNBC.

CNN RAILROADS TRUMP SPEECH WRITER as racist for a speech that had nothing to do with race. American Greatness.

TWITTER CENSORS DAVID HOROWITZ for calling out Islamic anti-Semitism. Front Page Magazine.

WISCONSIN SENATE RACE TIGHTENS to only 49%-47% lead for Democrat Tammy Baldwin over GOP’s Leah Vukmir. Marquette University Law School.

MAJOR NEWSPAPER GROUP MCCLATCHEY lays off nearly 4 percent of staff nationwide. The Wrap.

THE MYSTERIOUS ACTIVIST DOING a lot of heavy lifting for the climate lawsuits. Daily Caller.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Elizabeth Warren turns question about Mollie Tibbetts into political rant. Free Beacon.
  • Dershowitz: No election crime. Real Clear Politics.
  • Rove: Running on impeachment could backfire on Democrats. Fox News.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Steven Tyler demands Trump stop playing Aerosmith songs at rallies. Variety.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@kentwilliam94) The name Lanny Davis should raise a Red Flag in the minds of many Americans. Clinton operatives almost never have good intentions. Tweet.
  • (@KayaJones) This is why the Democrats will have no party soon. How dare you speak so lack of care for a young woman who was murdered by an illegal. She wasn’t just some girl in Iowa. She was a bright young lady who because of our laws not being enforced is now dead. Shame on you @MSNBC. Tweet.

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