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A Presidential Campaign Simile: Storm-Tossed Galleon (National Review)
Presidential campaigns are like galleons sailing into port, their metaphorical Election Day destinations. Some arrive there first, others not at all.
The news cycle is the propellant wind, their own campaigns the ship and its sails, and the candidates the captains on the bridge. Sometimes, no matter how tall the masts and huge the canvas, the wind blows against them or is all but nonexistent. Then the campaign ship stays in the doldrums or goes backward in the polls because of the headwinds — even despite brilliant rigging, clever tacking, and an adroit captain’s seamanship. [Read More]
Seattle business owner Joey Rodolfo told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Thursday that his city’s troubles began long before demonstrators took over six city blocks and birthed the “Capitol Hill Occupied Protest” (CHOP).
“Tucker, I’ve lived in Seattle for 38 years, for 38 years,” said Rodolfo, an apparel designer and co-founder of the Buki clothing brand. “And [over] the last three years, I’ve seen the crime rate surge. I’ve seen homeless, drugs and gangs take over our downtown. Not to mention the destruction of property. [Read More]
Confederate memorials toppled . . . Columbus statues attacked with red paint.
They started with slave-owning Confederate generals, but they’re not stopping there.
The vandals are only pretending to care about the character of particular American heroes. In reality, they hate what those heroes represent: the truths asserted in the Declaration of Independence and embodied in the Constitution. And they are bent on taking America down and replacing our free society with a socialist utopia. All that stands in their way is Americans’ reverence for our history of freedom. [Read More]
President Trump is suspending five classes of visas through the end of the year in an effort to open more than a half-million jobs to Americans, according to three senior administration officials.
Trump will extend the 60-day halt he issued on April 22 for incoming green-card recipients or those who have been approved to live and work in the United States as permanent legal residents. Trump will further expand the bans to additional types of visas. [Read More]
People in D.C. are eating in restaurants, visiting nail salons and heading to the gym for the first time in months.
Phase two of reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic started in the District on Monday. Additional restrictions have been lifted on restaurants, nonessential businesses and houses of worship, among others. [Read More]