Required Reading – July 17 Afternoon Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

DeAngelis: Trump, Churchill’s Chair, and Barack Obama

“Recently, on Donald Trump’s ‘working visit’ to the UK, environmentalist royal princes Charles and William refused to meet the President. Based on their boorish behavior, the population control liberals may be emulating Barack Obama, who exhibited hostility toward world leaders when he refused to attend Bibi Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress. Despite Charles, William, and newlywed Harry’s absence, Mr. and Mrs. Trump arrived at Windsor Castle where they were greeted by the 92-year-old Queen who didn’t invite them to a sleepover like she did the Obamas, but did serve tea. After the visit, no one reported whether or not Melania ‘charmed’ the aging monarch by trapping her in a Michelle Obama-style death grip.  However, the press did allege that in place of DVDs and recordings of Trump rallies, the first couple broke with Southside of Chicago protocol and showed up instead with a historical artifact as a gift.”

Read more at American Thinker.

Samuels: Bolton: Indictment of Russian hackers ‘strengthens’ Trump’s hand in meeting with Putin

“‘It shows that the justice system, the Department of Justice, are aware of these Russian efforts in election meddling, and I think the president can put this on the table and say, this is a serious matter that we need to talk about,’ he continued. […]  Bolton on Sunday also refuted the thinking that Trump’s repeated claims that Mueller’s investigation is a ‘witch hunt’ undermine his ability to press Putin on Russian meddling in U.S. elections. Bolton said Trump’s claims of a ‘witch hunt’ refer to suggestions that ‘he’s a dupe for the Russian intelligence services, that he’s an agent . . .'”

Read more at The Hill.

Nolte: Left-Wing Antifa Terrorists ‘Freaking Out’ over Proposed ‘Unmasking’ Law

“The  Unmasking Antifa Act of 2018 can mean additional fines and prison terms of up to 15 years. The Hill reports the ‘bill was introduced by Republican Rep. Dan Donovan (N.Y.) and is co-sponsored by GOP Reps. Pete King (R-NY), Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Ted Budd (R-NC).’ […]  Here are 352 (and counting) verified acts of violence and harassment against Trump supporters, much of it committed by Antifa terrorists wearing masks.”

Read more at Breitbart.

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