The Show Notes: SEC Primary Day, State Farm Backlash, & Gas Only Goes Up
Welcome! Today is SEC primary day with races in Georgia, Texas, Alabama, and Arkansas.
Must read: Dave Chappelle ‘attacker’ admits he was inspired by Will Smith slap of Chris Rock at Oscars - New York Post
Stat to know: 1 in 5 workers plan on leaving their job in the next year.
Clip of the day: What?
Three Primary Races To Watch
Georgia Governor: Polling has drastically shifted in Brian Kemp’s favor over the past few weeks. The Real Clear Politics polling average has Kemp at a +22 point advantage over Trump-backed David Perdue.
Georgia Senate: Will anyone be able to stop Herschel? It doesn’t look like it. The Real Clear Politics polling average has Herschel Walker at a staggering +54 over a crowded primary field.
Georgia Secretary of State: Trump-backed Jody Hice is leaving Congress to challenge Brad Raffensperger for Secretary of State.
State Farm Backtracks On Transgender Books For Kids
State Farm tried to backtrack when news broke yesterday that the company was donating books about transgenderism to children as young as five years old. The company was encouraging agents in Florida to donate books about gender identity to local schools and public libraries in partnership with the GenderCool Project. Libs of TikTok is reporting that State Farm is abandoning the program after intense backlash from agents.
J.P. Morgan Predicts $6.20/Gallon Gas
One analyst at J.P Morgan is predicting the national average for a gallon of gas will jump from $4.59 to $6.20 by the end of the summer. The 30% increase is a result of increased demand and constrained supply. The average price in California currently sits at $6.06.
The rest of the news:
Barred in San Francisco, Nancy Pelosi finds open door, receives Communion in DC - Washington Examiner
Border Patrol released suspected terrorist who crossed into U.S. illegally, ICE took weeks to rearrest him - Fox News
MSNBC announces new Jen Psaki streaming show - Axios
The faces from China’s Uyghur detention camps - BBC
What happens on campus doesn’t stay on campus. - Bari Weiss
Florida law on social media unconstitutional, federal appeals court says - Tampa Bay Times
MLB suspends Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson for 'inappropriate comments' toward Black player - CNN
Major police union backs Marco Rubio over Val Demings in U.S. Senate contest in Florida - Naples News
Warning: The Spike in Home Prices Is Steeper Than It Was before 2008 - National Review
U.S. Births Increase for First Time Since 2014 - WSJ
Biden Veers Off Script on Taiwan. It’s Not the First Time. - NYT
Washington Post Deletes Tweet Wrongly Declaring George Floyd Was ‘Shot’ by Police - Mediate
Larry Summers' new inflation target - Axios
Hunter Biden's laptop is 100% authentic, forensic examination concludes - Washington Examiner
Snap falls 40% on pace for worst day ever, dragging other stocks with it - CNBC
Arby's first-ever burger features Wagyu beef - Axios
Hubble identifies unusual wrinkle in expansion rate of the universe - CNN
Tweets that caught my eye: