TheDC Morning: Golfers fight back!
1.) Golfers fight back! — The golf industry doesn’t like the jokes about President Obama spending too much time on the golf course. TheDC’s Matt Lewis reports:
“Golfers apparently have it so hard these days that a pro-golf lobby group called ‘WeAreGolf‘ is urging Senator Marco Rubio to refrain from discussing President Obama’s ‘
2.) Media Matters for attacking — Media Matters doesn’t want to answer The Daily Caller’s queries. TheDC’s Matthew Boyle reports:
“The Department of Justice
3.) Et tu, Linda? — Linda McMahon is distancing herself from Mitt Romney and his terrible campaign, reports TheDC’s Alexis Levinson:
“Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon distanced herself from her party’s presidential nominee Tuesday, saying she completely disagrees with Mitt Romney’s leaked statement that 47 percent of Americans are ‘dependent on government’ and see themselves as ‘victims’ who are ‘entitled to food, to housing, to you name it.’ ‘Well I couldn’t disagree with Governor Romney more on that,’ McMahon told The Daily Caller in an interview.”
4.) Path to freedom — North Korea is the closest thing to hell on earth. But some Christians are trying to help those trapped in the Hermit Kingdom to escape out of it, reports TheDC’s Jamie Weinstein (ME!):
“A new underground railroad run significantly by Christians has formed to help North Koreans escape their oppressive regime, Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kirkpatrick told The Daily Caller … ‘Two groups of people operate the new underground railroad,’ [Kirkpatrick] continued, ‘brokers, who are in it for the money, and humanitarian workers — especially Christians — who are in it to serve God. It is against Chinese law to assist North Koreans, and anyone who helps them is subject to arrest, prison, and, if he’s a foreigner, expulsion. In ‘Escape from North Korea,’ I profile several American Christians who help. They operate safe houses, they run orphanages, and they lead North Koreans out of China. These people are brave and incredibly inspiring.'”
5.) Poll of the Day: Ohio/Florida see Obama’s foreign policy differently –– Keep America Safe poll of Florida and Ohio: In Ohio, the poll showed that 51.8 percent view Obama’s polices on security and foreign policy as strong, while 44.9 percent view them as weak. In contrast, only 46.2 percent of Floridians said they view Obama’s positions on such issues as strong, while 49.1 percent said they view them as weak.