• Tweet of the day from my pal Rebeccah Heinrichs of the Hudson Institute:
I’ll skip over how Biden is eating his own lunch these days.
• Spot the blooper here:
Allies? China?? Probably Andrea Mitchell again.
Pass the popcorn, someone. I’m all out.
• Irony alert:
An 8-year-old from Minneapolis recently pointed out a big problem with NPR’s oldest news show, All Things Considered. Leo Shidla wrote to his local NPR station:
My name is Leo and I am 8 years old. I listen to All Things Considered in the car with mom. I listen a lot.
I never hear much about nature or dinosaurs or things like that. Maybe you should call your show Newsy things Considered, since I don’t get to hear about all the things. Or please talk more about dinosaurs and cool things.
Leo: You have this exactly backward. This is NPR we’re talking about. All of their stories are “dinosaur stories.”
• From the International Energy Agency: “Over the last four years, the United States had the biggest decline in carbon emissions of any of the major signatories to the Paris Climate Accord.”
• Finally, a nice two-minute compilation of Democratic hypocrisy on “stolen elections” and sanctioning violence: