Required Reading – September 6 Afternoon Update

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

Taylor: Sen. Feinstein Invited Parkland Father Who Attempted Handshake Ambush of Kavanaugh; Father Had Vowed to ‘Play a Role’ in Stopping Nomination

“AP photographer Andrew Harnik posted a photo of the ambush to Twitter with the caption, ‘Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, tries to shake hands with @realDonaldTrump’s Supreme Court nom., Brett Kavanaugh, right, during a lunch break. Kavanaugh did not shake his hand. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) @ap’ […] Raj Shah: ‘As Judge Kavanaugh left for his lunch break, an unidentified individual approached him. Before the Judge was able to shake his hand, security had intervened…NEW VIDEO of hearing room clearly shows security intervened when Judge #Kavanaugh was approached.'”

Read more at The Gateway Pundit.

Pullmann: For Sticking To The Law, Trump Title IX Regs Accused Of ‘Making Campuses Safer’ For Rape

“The Trump administration is preparing to roll back disastrous Obama-era regulations that have fostered kangaroo parallel courts on campuses around the nation, The New York Times recently reported based on a leaked draft of proposed changes. In a first for the Trump U.S Department of Education, this rollback will also undo Clinton and Bush-era policies, all to adhere more closely to the actual 1972 law and reigning Supreme Court precedent, an administration official told The Federalist. […] A poll last year found 65 percent of Democrats, 67 percent of independents, and 77 percent of Republicans agree that college students should have the same civil liberties protections as people accused of crimes in real courts. That poll also found supermajority support for other New York Times-reported major tenets of the proposed overhaul, including using the ‘clear and convincing’ standard as the threshold for punishing students, rather than the Obama-pushed ‘preponderance of evidence’ standard.”

Read more at The Federalist.

Buckley: Justin Trudeau finally gets the trade trouble he deserves

“If you’re trying to make sense out of the NAFTA negotiations, where Canada is suddenly rushing to avoid being shut out of a US-Mexico deal, consider this: With his insufferable moral arrogance, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been cruising for a bruising — and now he’s gotten it. Given Trudeau’s attempt to reinvent the country as the smarmy Eddie Haskell of nations, it’s been fun to watch — but let’s make sure it doesn’t end up costing both Canada and the United States.”

Read more at NY Post.

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