08/08/2018 05:10 CDT


BELLWETHER SPECIAL ELECTION IN OHIO NARROWLY GOES TO REPUBLICANS; GRASSLEY FIGURES OUT WAY TO SEE STEELE DEPOSITION; MEDIA COLLUDES TO DISTORT NEWS YET AGAIN


TODAY’S TOP TEN

CLOSE ONE IN COLUMBUS

REPUBLICANS HOLD OHIO HOUSE SEAT in cliffhanger special election. Columbus Dispatch.

RUSSIAN BUSINESSMAN SUING BUZZFEED over smear dossier agrees to give GOP Senator Grassley copy of Christopher Steele deposition. Chuck Ross.

THE MEDIA’S EN MASSE EMBRACE of a fake news narrative about the Trump Tower meeting. Power Line.

CANDACE OWENS: “LIBERALS BELIEVE they own blacks.” Washington Examiner.

SENATE DEMOCRATS ARE CIRCULATING PLANS for a government takeover of the internet. Reason.

FIVE VOTER FRAUD FACTS that could swing the midterm elections. Breitbart.

LIBERAL GROUPS REGISTER OPPOSITION to citizenship questions for the 2020 Census. Washington Times.

OBAMACARE HELPED MAKE this doctor a billionaire. Bloomberg.

MINNESOTA MINIMUM WAGE HIKE leads to predictable results. Hot Air.

AS CHRISTIANITY SPREADS ACROSS CHINA, leaders usher in new era of religious suppression. Associated Press.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • NRSC slams “Washington Joe” Manchin. NRSC.
  • Democrat Senate candidate says he’s more sophisticated than folks in rural Tennessee. America Rising.
  • Anti-NRA protester believes it’s wrong to shoot home invaders. Breitbart.

OFFBEAT BEAT

  • Weather Channel warns of Biblical “exodus” migrations due to “global warming.” Daily Caller.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@DineshDSouza) What about the media? Will it have blood on its hands because of attacks against Trump & his supporters? Tweet.
  • (@SteveSGoddard) Censorship has always been a fundamental principle at the root of all progressive movements. If you can’t win with ideas, simply refuse to let the other side be heard. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • REPUBLICANS HOLD OHIO! Drudge.