News You Can Use for December 12, 2016

Good Morning! We here at Constitution.com want you to get your day started right, which is why we’ve decided to help you catch the morning’s news highlights. We know that you’ve got a busy day ahead and you may not necessarily have time to surf the web looking for the things you need to know, so we’ve gone ahead and done that for you.

We’ve gathered a short list of some of what we think are the most important headlines of the day and placed them all right here for you.

So without further ado, here’s the News you can Use for Monday, December 12, 2016.

The GOP easily won the last open Senate seat and now heads into the new year with a 52-48 advantage in the Senate.

The Washington Post is taking a lot of heat for its “fake news” story about “fake news.” And they deserve it. The Washington Post, “is uncomfortably weathering a barrage of criticism from fellow journalists and others for a front-page story published over the Thanksgiving holiday…

There has also been a fusillade of disparaging commentary in publications ranging from The Intercept to The New Yorker.

“I thought it was completely ridiculous that the Post would put this sorry piece of trash on the front page,” Andrew Cockburn, the Washington editor of Harper’s magazine, told The Daily Beast in a typically vehement slam.

“The ‘Washington Post’ ‘Blacklist’ Story Is Shameful and Disgusting,” was the headline on Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi’s takedown.”

Donald Trump has perfected turning Twitter into a new version of FDR’s fireside chats. Democrats think caring means a government program. Trump thinks caring is getting to keep your job, just as he promised.

Over the course of a couple of Tweets, Donald Trump may have changed the image of the GOP from party of corporate America to the new “workers party.”

Forget climate change, what Al Gore wanted to talk to Donald Trump about was green handouts and environmental cronyism.

Ronald Reagan was great, but some of Donald Trump’s supporters say it’s time to move on and embrace our new leader.

Donald Trump, Taiwan, and the nervous nellies on the left.

Donald Trump could finally end the war on terror (with a victory)!

Better yet, Donald Trump could conceivably win the black vote come 2020.

Our colleges and universities must do a better job of fostering debate on campus; the dangers of on-campus echo chambers are too great.

The Common Core is failing our high schoolers in Math.

Why not 100-year U.S. Treasury bonds?

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