Kimberley Strassel (@KimStrassel)

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Potomac Watch columnist for Wall Street Journal edit page. Please order my new book! Resistance (At All Costs). http://tinyurl.com/y23r5k6q

2011-10-04 15:00:44

Surely next up is purging all the works of white male artists. Get ready to pick up that Jackson Pollock for a steal.... https://reason.com/2020/07/14/gary-garrels-san-francisco-museum-modern-art-racism/ via  @reason

The story of how a single highly successful New York newspaper gained readership by neutral news coverage and changed American journalism. Now, regrettably, that honorable practice is being abandoned. By James Steele Gordon. https://www.wsj.com/articles/political-neutrality-is-what-made-american-newspapers-great-11594418000

It’s time for the President to end the highly politicized prosecution of Michael Flynn https://www.wsj.com/articles/pardon-michael-flynn-11594422339

From  @WSJ Editorial Page: Since the moment Nancy Pelosi became House Speaker in January 2019, she has operated as if her institution has limitless power. Now her subpoena cannon has been replaced with a rifle, writes  @Kimberley Strassel. https://on.wsj.com/3iThgou

Today's Potomac Watch podcast, all about this week's Supreme Court decisions. Enjoy! https://on.wsj.com/2CrgUVm

86,000 students in Nashville - a poor, urban school district - will be denied even the chance at in-person school in August. Online only. That'll be tough for the 31% of students who don't have a computer at home. https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/education/2020/07/09/metro-schools-academic-year-start-online-...

O Canada! Canadian physicians - including Canada’s first chief public health officer - have just called for ending lockdowns permanently, even if outbreaks continue. “Adults need to go to work. Family and friends need to meet.” Read the letter yourself at 4

O Canada! Canadian physicians - including Canada’s first chief public health officer - have just called for ending lockdowns permanently, even if outbreaks continue. “Adults need to go to work. Family and friends need to meet.” Read the letter yourself at http://balancedresponse.ca.

Wow. There is no basis on which anyone justifies such a double standard.

NYC Mayor de Blasio on cancelling large events through September: “It means like street fairs. It means big outdoor concerts and it means things like parades… It’s just not time for that now.”

What about protests?

"This is a historic moment. We have to respect that."

NYC Mayor de Blasio on cancelling large events through September: “It means like street fairs. It means big outdoor concerts and it means things like parades… It’s just not time for that now.” What about protests? "This is a historic moment. We have to respect that."

As President, Joe Biden says he’d keep harassing the Little Sisters of the Poor on contraception. https://www.wsj.com/articles/joe-biden-vs-the-nuns-11594336792

Since the moment Nancy Pelosi became House Speaker in January 2019, she has operated as if her institution has limitless power. Now her subpoena cannon has been replaced with a rifle, writes  @Kimberley Strassel https://www.wsj.com/articles/supreme-loser-pelosis-house-11594336504 via  @The Wall Street Journal

Neither of these CNN pieces even mention that the American Academy of Pediatrics is in favor of opening schools. Seems like quite an omission. 2

Neither of these CNN pieces even mention that the American Academy of Pediatrics is in favor of opening schools. Seems like quite an omission.

Apparently it was “listen to the science” and “believe the experts” until the biggest association of pediatricians in the U.S. came out in favor of opening schools- Then suddenly we have Democrat politicians telling us we need more time Somehow, it will be “safe” in November

A study of fatal police shootings reached conclusions at odds with the political consensus. Now the authors are retracting their research simply because I cited it, writes  @Heather Mac Donald https://www.wsj.com/articles/i-cited-their-study-so-they-disavowed-it-11594250254

Bonfire of the Liberals: A defense of free speech published in Harper’s leads to recriminations on the left. https://www.wsj.com/articles/bonfire-of-the-liberals-11594249492

Interesting piece about steps to combat CARES Act fraud...

How  @U.S. Attorney EDTX is fighting CARES Act fraud, while taking care not to discourage legitimate businesses from accessing these important financial resources. https://www.law.com/texaslawyer/2020/07/07/combating-cares-act-fraud-ensuring-economic-relief-for-am...

"In the business of the press, it ultimately falls to management to impose standards (known as intellectual honesty) on employees, some of whom will actively work against such standards if given the chance."  @Holman Jenkins https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-press-on-mount-rushmore-11594162964 via  @The Wall Street Journal

Subbing for  @Bret Baier on  @Special Report Team tonight. on the Panel -  @Jonathan Swan ,  @Kimberley Strassel and  @Stephen Hayes - lots to discuss on  @U.S. Supreme Court decisions and whether to re-open schools for fall classes

Listen to the radical left when they tell you what they’re going to do. 👇🏻👇🏻

After passing the "Amazon Tax," Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant went on this unhinged rant.

She threatens to seize control of the Fortune 500 and overthrow the "racist, sexist, violent, utterly bankrupt system of capitalism."

If you oppose her? "We are coming for you."

After passing the "Amazon Tax," Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant went on this unhinged rant. She threatens to seize control of the Fortune 500 and overthrow the "racist, sexist, violent, utterly bankrupt system of capitalism." If you oppose her? "We are coming for you."

Don’t blame companies for taking Paycheck Protection Program loans to survive the government-imposed shutdown. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-medias-ppp-potshots-11594164266

Agree or disagree with @govrondesantis’s decision to order schools in Florida to reopen fully - and I agree - this is leadership. The man knows the data about risks to kids and he is doing what he thinks is right. No CYA commissions or blue-ribbon panels. Leaders lead.

Agree or disagree with  @Ron DeSantis’s decision to order schools in Florida to reopen fully - and I agree - this is leadership. The man knows the data about risks to kids and he is doing what he thinks is right. No CYA commissions or blue-ribbon panels. Leaders lead.

Antibody tests may significantly underestimate the number of people who have already been infected with Covid-19, especially if they had a milder strain, writes  @Allysia Finley https://www.wsj.com/articles/herd-immunity-may-be-closer-than-you-think-11594076237 via  @The Wall Street Journal

Trump at Mount Rushmore: Progressives deride his defense of America’s founding principles. https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-at-mount-rushmore-11593978913 via  @The Wall Street Journal

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