Mid-Day Snapshot · May 11, 2021

THE FOUNDATION
“To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” —Alexander Hamilton (1791)

The Truth About Unemployment

NATE JACKSON
We’re not getting it from Joe Biden, who says there’s no problem and also promises to fix it.

Don’t Blame the Pandemic for Spiking Crime

THOMAS GALLATIN
Leftist politicians claim COVID is responsible, conveniently ignoring the anti-police narrative fomented by BLM.

NBC Awokens the Golden Globes

DOUGLAS ANDREWS
The network canceled the annual awards show over concerns about its lack of “diversity.”

Biden Waives His Own Ethics Rule

THOMAS GALLATIN
When it comes to Democrat-friendly unions, the rules just don’t apply.

Detroit’s Top Cop Poised to Challenge Whitmer

DOUGLAS ANDREWS
Police Chief James Craig calls himself a conservative, and he might be just the man to unseat an unpopular leftist governor.

Refugees? Take in the ‘Terps’

HAROLD HUTCHISON
There are people in Afghanistan who aided America and should qualify for refugee status here.

Red-State Governors Want Workers Off the Dole

CATHERINE MORTENSEN
They’re increasingly rejecting pandemic federal unemployment benefits in an effort to get people back to work.

In Brief: 3 Things to Know About SCOTUS Gun Case

POLITICAL EDITORS
As the Second Amendment returns to the highest court, here are key considerations.

Tuesday Executive News Summary

JORDAN CANDLER
AOC berated border agent, fallout from Colonial Pipeline hack, Iran swarms U.S. warships, and more.

Tuesday Short Cuts

JORDAN CANDLER
Notable quotables from Matt Walsh, Paul Krugman, Jeffrey Zients, and more.

Reader Comments

POLITICAL EDITORS
What follows are a few thought-provoking comments about specific articles.

Video: Killing Comedy

Seth Dillon is the CEO of The Babylon Bee, where they write satire for a living. You’d think that would be easy in today’s absurd world, but in reality, it’s just the opposite.

Video: Satire: Men for Total Equality

94% of portapoddy clearers are men, a career field in which women are underrepresented. It’s time for change.

TODAY’S OPINION
RICH LOWRY
Biden’s Child Care Folly He’s talking about using taxpayer dollars to create as a default an arrangement that most parents would rather avoid.

OLIVER L. NORTH AND DAVID L. GOETSCH
Biden’s Blunders in Foreign Policy: The First 100 Days His blunders in foreign and defense policy are far more likely to have immediate and long-lasting consequences.

DENNIS PRAGER
Are We to Be the World’s Greatest Force for Good or Not?
America is poised to do in Afghanistan what it did in Vietnam.

SALENA ZITO
In the Face of Most Democrats’ Opposition, U.S. Steel Cancels a Billion-Dollar Investment
Allegheny County chief executive Rich Fitzgerald, a city Democrat, said he was “blindsided by the news.”

CAL THOMAS
The Infernal Revenue Service
The U.S. government takes in record amounts of revenue. The Biden administration wants more.

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TODAY’S MEME

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TODAY’S CARTOON

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