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Ed Morrissey: Governor Cuomo’s Deadly COVID Secret Exposed

Few politicians have received the level of adulation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo over the course of this pandemic. National media painted him as a hero, Hollywood gave him an Emmy for his press conferences, and his publisher released Cuomo’s self-congratulatory book hailing his own leadership. All of this idolization deliberately distracted from a deadly secret: Cuomo’s policy forcing nursing homes to admit COVID-19 positive patients resulted in thousands of deaths, and Cuomo’s administration hid it for months to avoid potential prosecution.

Now that this secret has been exposed, the New York legislature has no choice but to demand accountability from Governor Cuomo. Thousands of elderly New Yorkers died as a result Cuomo’s policies—his own top aide has admitted as much. Legacy media outlets should also be held accountable. They lionized Cuomo even while questions about this policy and its deadly effects were being asked.

The nation should demand more from our public servants than entertainment awards and deception.

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Albert Mohler: The Tech Giants Embrace Cancel Culture

Many of you tracked with the fact that both Facebook and Twitter have banned or suspended President Trump.

You’re also likely aware that the Parler app has been suspended by both Google and Apple. We’re looking at a major change in the entire landscape of social media, and we’re looking at unprecedented territory.

What does it mean? First, of course, it means that President Trump is likely to have a great deal of difficulty reaching his base.

But, the second issue is not really about President Trump at all. It’s about the power of these social media giants—and the rise of cancel culture.

We should be first to point out that there is never an excuse for inciting violence through social media or any other form of media. We should also understand that something far short of inciting violence could incite these kinds of policies.

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Hugh Hewitt: Framing the Trump Legacy

Donald Trump’s legacy will be framed by his actions between now and the inauguration.

He won in 2016 against all odds—and went on to four years of knockdown battles with the political, media and legal establishments.

He awakened the American people to the threat from the Chinese Communist Party, brought new peace and alliances in the Middle East, isolated the rogue regime in Iran and rebuilt the U.S. military.

He saw through three—count them, three—Supreme Court justices and more than 220 judges total. He can claim the first realignment since Ronald Reagan in 1980—all in the face of the most partisan impeachment in U.S. history.

His actions over the next 60 days though can frame his legacy and secure that place in U.S. history.

They ought to be focused on Operation Warp Speed delivering vaccines and therapeutics while the nation and the world witnesses a smooth transition of power.

It will be a glorious pivot in the story.

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GOP Turns Attention to Georgia with Control of the Senate at Stake


Townhall Review – November 21, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with Florida Senator Marco Rubio the Senate run-off races in the neighboring state of Georgia.

Hugh Hewitt and NBC News political analyst Jonathan Allen talk about media coverage of the Georgia Senate run-off race.

Larry Elder examines the mass exodus from Twitter and Facebook to other startups that don’t block and censor conservative views.

Hugh Hewitt talks with NBC News political correspondent Steve Kornacki about the details of the election.

Larry Elder talks with on-street reporter Andy Ngo about physical attacks on Trump supporters by groups such as Antifa.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with author Chris Arnade about the ground lost by Democrats in the House and state legislatures.

Mike Gallagher looks at media reporting and how they are all saying nearly the exact same things.

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Hugh Hewitt: Elite Media Ignores UAE Peace Treaty

The normalization of economic relations between Kosovo and Serbia marked yet another significant foreign policy success for the Trump administration. In the aftermath—when Trump presided over a very important set of handshakes commemorating the deal—the elite media all but ignored the story.

To have Kosovo and Serbia put aside generations of enmity and normalize economic relations is a big deal of and in itself. But both countries also agreed to take steps to support the momentum for peace in the Middle East generated by the peace treaty between the United Arab Emirates and Israel. More dominoes were falling toward peace. Another may follow soon.

So when Ambassador Richard Grenell, the special envoy for Serbia and Kosovo peace negotiations, teed off on a seemingly disinterested media, his frustration was understandable.

The electorate is weary of the non-stop anti-Trump alarmism.

The American voter needs to pay attention to Trump’s real successes, not the media’s distraction.

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