02/12/2019 05:14 CDT


TRUMP’S MASSIVE BORDER RALLY IN EL PASO DWARVES BETO’S GATHERING; CONGRESSIONAL NEGOTIATORS REACH TENTATIVE BORDER DEAL; NO WORD YET ON WHETHER TRUMP WILL SUPPORT


TODAY’S TOP TEN

TRUMP WINS BATTLE OF BORDER RALLIES IN EL PASO

AT MASSIVE RALLY, PRESIDENT TRUMP MOCKS Beto O’Rourke for his puny hometown crowd opposing border security. Associated Press.

NEGOTIATORS REACH DEAL “IN PRINCIPLE” to fund border security and avert shutdown. Politico.

TRUMP’S APPROVAL RATINGS SOAR AFTER HIGHLY popular State of the Union address. Daily Mail.

AMERICANS’ CONFIDENCE IN FINANCES AT A 16-YEAR high, new survey says. Gallup.

AS COAL AND NUCLEAR EXIT, POWER GRID serving Midwest, East strains to keep up. The Hill.

NEW RESEARCH REBUTS LIBERAL CLAIM THAT voter ID laws suppress turnout. Free Beacon.

MUSLIM DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSWOMAN RELEASES tepid apology statement after tweet widely deemed as anti-Semitic. Daily Caller.

PROMINENT NEVER TRUMPER ERICK ERICKSON changes course and endorses president in 2020. Hot Air.

FAIRFAX STAFFERS IN VIRGINIA RESIGN following second accusation of sexual assault. ZeroHedge.

LEFTIST ADVOCACY GROUPS BEHIND DEMOCRATS’ radical “Green New Deal.” Capital Research Center.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING

  • How Amy Klobuchar could win the Dem nomination. Nate Silver.
  • Democrats committing suicide by embracing socialism. Niall Ferguson.
  • I was a transgender “woman” for 8 years and I regret it. USA Today.

VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • How liberal activist “scientists” changed the U.S. temperature record to produce fake warming. Tony Heller.
  • Students love Green New Deal — until they learn what’s in it. Campus Reform.
  • Elizabeth Warren refuses to address ancestry question. NTK Network.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Nevada porch pirate steals boy’s chemotherapy medicine. CBS Austin.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@TheReaganWay) Nothing more dangerous than a self-righteous politician with a pretorian guard media. Tweet.
  • (@GrayConnolly) Any sensible observer of US politics should take a step back from AOC, GND, the Infanticidal Klansman, now Omar spreading anti-Semitism – the old Democratic boss/Clinton party has just died and now the maniacs are running the show. The Obama years were just a transititional phase. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • TRUMP MOCKS BETO: MY RALLY BIGGER THAN YOURS! Drudge.