05/17/2018 05:16 CDT


NYT KNOWS OBAMA SPYING SCANDAL ABOUT TO BREAK OPEN SO IT PUBLISHES ATTEMPT TO WHITEWASH SCANDAL; MUELLER SAYS HE CAN’T INDICT SITTING PRESIDENT; SCHOOL OFFICER WITH GUN AVERTS TRAGEDY


TODAY’S TOP 10

BAD DAY FOR OBAMA’S CONSPIRATORS

SPECIAL COUNSEL CONCEDED TO GIULIANI that he can’t indict sitting president. CNN.

  • NYT preemptively tries to whitewash Obama spying scandal but fails. ZeroHedge.

POLICE OFFICER AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS high school averts tragedy by shooting armed ex-student who opened fire. CBS 2 Chicago.

TWITTER WILL START HIDING TWEETS that “detract from the conversation.” Slate.

SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER publicizes “hate” incidents without verification — many turn out to be hoaxes. Weekly Standard.

OUR “NON-PARTISAN,” “NO-AGENDA” national TV media has interviewed anti-Trump porn star lawyer 147 times in 10 weeks. NewsBusters.

CONSERVATIVE ACTIVISTS LAUNCH EFFORT to combat Big Tech bias against conservatives. Washington Times.

CNN SUFFERS VIEWERSHIP collapse of nearly 30 percent. Breitbart.

COLLEGE GRAD WEARS AR-10 strapped to her body in graduation photos. CBS News.

ONLY 1 OF 50 NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES has conservative commencement speaker this year. Daily Wire.

WATER IS WET: CHICAGO RANKED the most corrupt city in America. ABC 7 Chicago.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Cramer torches Heitkamp for Clinton support in new ad. NTK Network.
  • Netanyahu scoffs at CBS question about Hamas. Free Beacon.
  • Rep. Jim Jordan urges Trump to help with DOJ stonewalling. Fox News.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Golfers swing away in Hawaii as volcano erupts in background. Golf Magazine.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@jrsalzman) Hi @brhodes. This is my humvee from Iraq. It was blown up by an Iranian EFP that amputated my right arm and destroyed my left hand. You gave them billions and removed sanctions despite knowing they were killing Americans. That is your legacy. You have blood on your hands. Tweet.
  • (@RealCandaceO) For the record @BuzzFeed, you do not scare me. I will not submit to your version of what I should be as a black woman in this society, or else feel the whip of a political hit piece. I am free & I choose to be a PROUD supporter of President Donald J. Trump. #FreeThinker. Tweet.

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