Morning Digestion – 9-20-19: THE PERFECT TRUMP SCANDAL: NOBODY KNOWS WHAT IT IS, SO THE MEDIA CAN FIRE AT WILL.

The New York Times put eight reporters on a Trump Scandal story that 1) nobody knows what it is exactly and 2) you get the feeling they’re actually afraid to find what it is because it may be nothing.

The List&links:

TRUMP:Whistle blower didn’t like what Trump said. NYT says involved Ukraine. 8reportershttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/us/politics/intelligence-whistle-blower-complaint-trump.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

WP, which broke the story, says it’s about Ukrainehttps://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/whistleblower-complaint-about-president-trump-involves-ukraine-according-to-two-people-familiar-with-the-matter/2019/09/19/07e33f0a-daf6-11e9-bfb1-849887369476_story.html

Rudy admits he asked Ukraine to investigate Bidenhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/09/20/giuliani-admits-asking-ukraine-about-joe-biden-after-denying-it-seconds-earlier/

Iran was testing Trump. 17 cruise missiles.https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/irans-gamble-analysts-say-brazen-attack-aimed-to-pressure-us-with-little-fear-of-reprisal/2019/09/19/9cd561fa-da20-11e9-a1a5-162b8a9c9ca2_story.html

He’s wussing out on protecting Saudi oil.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/world/middleeast/saudi-iran-attack-oil.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

CLIMATE CHANGE:It’s young people day. Out of school. Huge demos.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/climate/global-climate-strike.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Adults are dismissing the youth climateers. uh yeah.https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Open-Forum-How-adults-are-unfairly-dismissing-14451133.php?psid=nvxRk

POLITICS:Young black voters pressure grandma to switch from Biden.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/us/politics/joe-biden-black-voters.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Republicans play dirtyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/opinion/republicans-democracy-play-dirty.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Opinion

DeBlasio drops out. What took him so long?https://nypost.com/2019/09/20/bill-de-blasio-pulls-the-plug-on-his-sputtering-presidential-bid/

DNC set to squeeze more off the debate stagehttps://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/20/democratic-debates-2020-1505058

Ca Gov to make Independent Party illegalhttps://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/Gov-Gavin-Newsom-to-decide-whether-American-14452780.php

TECH:Pressured, Zuck and Bezos come to DChttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/business/bezos-zuckerberg-washington.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Technology

Zuck meets with Trump. Looks dazed.https://nypost.com/2019/09/19/trump-holds-constructive-white-house-meeting-with-mark-zuckerberg/

Silicon Valley workers depressed that they’re not saving the world get therapyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/business/silicon-valley-therapy-anxiety.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgtype=Homepage

SJW:Ben Carson said something about trannies and the sky is falling.https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/09/19/hud-secretary-ben-carson-makes-dismissive-comments-about-transgender-people-angering-agency-staff/

Canada upset Justin turns out to be a fraudhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/world/canada/trudeau-racism-brownface-blackface.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage

God cancels people and we can toohttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/19/virtues-our-cancel-culture/

Black immigrants to black south africa run out in anti immigrant violence.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/world/africa/xenophobia-nigerians-south-africa.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=World%20News

GUNS:Colt suspends production of AR 15https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/business/colt-ar-15.html?action=click&module=Latest&pgtype=Homepage

WTF:WP bitches about Melani’s state dinner for the Australians. Outside, gold.https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/at-the-trumps-second-state-dinner-a-garden-party-under-the-stars/2019/09/19/faab0888-daf3-11e9-a688-303693fb4b0b_story.html

Some people hate airplane clappers.https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2019/09/19/how-did-clapping-planes-become-such-divisive-issue/

Mitsubishi says rogue oil trader lost $320milhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/japans-mitsubishi-says-rogue-oil-trader-lost-320-million-11568977505?mod=hp_lead_pos4

California boat fire: it was charging phones and camerashttps://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-09-19/the-conception-wasnt-built-to-power-the-personal-electronics-revolution-could-this-have-caused-fire

Prisoners: hey private prisons are way better than San Quentin.https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Open-Forum-San-Quentin-still-makes-private-14451028.php

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