Morning Digestion – 7-10-19: EPSTEIN SCANDAL CONTINUES TO DOG BIG SHOTS. EITHER TOO CLOSE, OR WENT TOO EASY ON HIM.

THE EPSTEIN STORY gets bigger and bigger. Victim sits down with the Today Show. Friends of Epstein scrambling to distance. Officials who went easy on him trying to claim they did the right thing. Ugly.

List&Links:

TRUMP:HIs great guy praise for Epstein revived by NYThttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/trump-epstein.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Strip club hosts tourney at Trump Fla resort.https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/strip-club-to-host-golf-tournament-at-trump-resort-in-south-florida/2019/07/09/52a83504-a266-11e9-bd56-eac6bb02d01d_story.html?utm_term=.e681dc31191f

Judge rules Trump can’t block Twitter followers who are trolling him on his own account.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/opinion/trump-twitter-census.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

Britain’s ambassador to U.S. resigns. Leaked cables about Trump did him in.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/world/europe/uk-ambassador-kim-darroch-resigns-trump.html?action=click&module=Latest&pgtype=Homepage

Yesterday’s Perot supporters are today’s Trump’s base.https://www.wsj.com/video/yesterday-perot-supporters-are-today-trump-base/8E5D03F3-E473-4AAC-9546-93B299A78672.html?mod=article_inline&mod=hp_lead_pos11

POLITICS:Biden makes $15mil in two years. Cashin’ in.https://nypost.com/2019/07/09/joe-and-jill-biden-have-made-15m-since-leaving-white-house/

Embattled Biden ditches Rose Garden strategyhttps://www.politico.com/story/2019/07/10/joe-biden-strategy-2020-1404992

Tensions erupt between Pelosi and AOC’s “squad”.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/nancy-pelosi-ocasio-cortez.html?fallback=0&recId=1NorYQQ3UdoO7GVn2decDunMSDp&locked=0&geoContinent=NA&geoRegion=TX&recAlloc=top_conversion&geoCountry=US&blockId=most-popular&imp_id=743000655&action=click&module=Most%20Popular&pgtype=Homepage

NYT guys says Biden is a closet Repub.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/opinion/joe-biden-bush.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=OpEd%20Columnists
“Biden, in contrast, is trying to get Democrats to do something that Republicans have more practice at: choose a nominee who’s due over one who’s new.”
Steyer isn’t going to get away with pretending he isn’t a billionaire.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-finance-202/2019/07/10/the-finance-202-steyer-s-wealth-may-put-him-at-odds-with-direction-of-democratic-party/5d24f496a7a0a47d87c5709c/?utm_term=.4496d184e082

MIGRANTS:Border arrests drop. Mexico’s efforts working.https://www.washingtonpost.com/immigration/border-arrests-drop-for-first-time-this-year-as-mexico-migration-crackdown-appears-to-cut-crossings/2019/07/09/e5eecf60-a254-11e9-bd56-eac6bb02d01d_story.html?utm_term=.8511d7168555

Judge says no to DOJ changing lawyers on the census citizenship question case.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/census-citizenship-question.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Now all those kids have to go to school.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/migrant-children-schools-border.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage

SJW:Don’t make the mistake of thinking that world cup win is about sports. Bigger. Much bigger.https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/07/09/us-womens-soccer-teams-battle-equality-is-transcending-sport/?utm_term=.3dd017352047

He called the cops on a black man. He was vilified. He explained his father was murdered. He still had to apologize. Because you can’t call the cops on a black man.https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/07/10/father-who-called-black-man-his-building-explains-his-actions-apologizes/?utm_term=.0fe828c30856

Flight Shame pushed by an airline. In Europe, maybe. No way in the U.S.https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2019/07/09/europes-flight-shame-movement-doesnt-stand-chance-us/?utm_term=.76b6f6fc005b

TECH:SF Chron discovers shit on the street, needles and homeless aren’t everywhere. Duh.https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/heatherknight/article/What-does-London-lack-that-SF-has-in-abundance-14080526.php

NYT says those creeps in Palo Alto are ruining the world.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/opinion/internet-democracy.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

Social Media Summit at WH likely will target big tech.https://www.wsj.com/articles/big-tech-is-a-likely-target-at-white-house-social-media-summit-11562751015?mod=hp_lead_pos3

Woz says get off FB. It can’t be fixed.https://nypost.com/2019/07/09/apple-co-founder-thinks-you-should-get-off-facebook/

Email tracking scandal proves tech companies tend to lie when they say they’ll fix it.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/opinion/email-tracking.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

Endless TV is upon us, like it or not.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/magazine/streaming-race-netflix-hbo-hulu-amazon.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

The new streaming tv services are spending huge to get a toe hold.Social Media Summit at WH likely will target big tech.https://www.wsj.com/articles/big-tech-is-a-likely-target-at-white-house-social-media-summit-11562751015?mod=hp_lead_pos3

#METOO:Labor secty under pressure to resignhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/alex-acosta-jeffrey-epstein.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Politics

Acosta defends himselfhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/top-democrats-call-for-alex-acosta-to-resign-over-jeffrey-epstein-case-11562687268?mod=hp_lista_pos4

New York DA under scrutiny for Epstein dealhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/nyregion/cyrus-vance-epstein.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=New%20York

Epstein’s opulent life.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-who-is-he.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=New%20York

The Miami reporter who brought him down.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/business/media/miami-herald-epstein.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Business

WTF:Big French telecom harasses employees to quit. Instead they kill themselves. 35 so far.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/world/europe/france-telecom-trial.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

It’s fish. But it’s not. Still, you’ll be eating this fish.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/business/fake-fish-impossible-foods.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgtype=Homepage

New York is the New Hollywood. Thank DiNero.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/nyregion/robert-de-niro-studio-queens.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Hey who’s fucking around with that damn baseball?https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/sports/baseball/mlb-baseballs-juiced.html?action=click&module=Features&pgtype=Homepage

Why don’t you lose weight when you exercise? You’re still eating a ton.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/03/well/move/weight-loss-gain-exercise.html?action=click&module=Discovery&pgtype=Homepage

Ross Perot dies.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/ross-perot-death.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Obituaries

Forget that blazer. It’s the chore coat now.https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-the-chore-coat-is-an-ideal-all-season-blazer-alternative-11562696541?mod=hp_listb_pos2

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