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Here is your live blog for the day.

Good Thursday morning.

Here is what's on the president's agenda today:

  • The president participates in Rosh Hashanah call with Jewish leaders and rabbis
  • President Trump participates in a roundtable with supporters in Billings, Montana
  • The president delivers remarks at the Make America Great Again Rally

NYT Publishes anonymous "Deep State" manifesto

Deep state hero.

How does it feel to learn that there is a powerful self-interested bureaucracy asserting itself above and against the will of the people? The New York Times has helped bring the Deep State to light by publishing an op-ed from a purported "senior" administration official who heroically edits himself into a protector of the country from the morons who voted for Donald Trump to be president. Let me restate: an un-elected cog in the government machine has taken it upon himself to make sure the president cannot carry out his voter-approved mandate. THIS IS NOT HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS.

President Trump reacted to the anonymously-authored piece.

The Hill describes how the NYT piece sent "shock waves" through Washington, D.C., but the "shocking" part wasn't the op-ed, it was that the Times published it, confirming all the things we were told were crazy conspiracy theories. CRAZY! There's no Deep State! CRAZY CRAZY! And all of a sudden the Times is out in front, hyping up their Deep State hero with a Penthouse letter to America's Constitution.

The hunt is on for the author. I don't think this guy is very "senior" and I hope he quits his job, which he should never have taken since he cannot support the agenda of the man who won the presidency. If you think you need to save the people from themselves, you have no business in the government at all. The saddest part of all is that this piece of sh!t probably kept many people who wanted to go work for the president out of the administration. There were so many people who came to D.C. and wanted to work for the administration — so many people who were prepared to leave their homes across the country and bring their families here to support President Trump — and they were ignored and blocked from getting a job. I watched as people I knew for a fact were anti-Trump and actively worked against Trump during the primary and general election get good jobs in powerful agencies after the inauguration while the people who busted their butt to get the president elected back in their home states got pushed aside or ignored. True stories, I have so many of them. Call me, Trump, I'll name names.

The NYT op-ed is part of a larger operation that also includes Bob Woodward's "book" about how President Trump is a damaged maniac in the White House who watches the gorilla channel all day long. The purpose is to keep Trump's "insanity" in the headlines for the midterm elections. It's to pound into voters' heads that Trump is UNSTABLE, MANIAC, CRAZY! Everything is falling apart, he's NOT NORMAL, and so on. It's all part of the midterm campaign.

Byron York has a great piece over at the Washington Examiner about the Deep State manifesto. Go read it.


How Soon Will the NYT’s Trump Resistance Writer Be Outed?

Trump demands NYT turn anonymous source over to government ‘for National Security purposes’

The hero we didn't know we needed: congressional hearing edition

This is impressive. Give it a watch.

The Daily Caller has a nice compilation of all the interruptions during the Kavanaugh hearings.

The hearings continue today if you still have an interest in watching.


She's so dumb Feinstein Clashes With Kavanaugh on Second Amendment

CNN Commenters Question Why Kavanaugh’s Daughters Were Rushed From Senate During Protests

DOJ threatens to rein in social media as Facebook, Twitter execs are grilled

Twitter's Dorsey takes heat on bias allegations: Key moments from tech hearings

Your daily WTF:

Goop to Pay $145,000 Settlement for 'Misleading' Claims About the Effectiveness of Vaginal Eggs

Historical picture of the day:

U.S. President Calvin Coolidge shoots at clay pigeons at his vacation home on the Brule at Superior, Wi., Sept. 6, 1928. He scored twenty-nine out of thirty-seven. (AP Photo)

Other morsels:

The New York Times Is Openly Defending Jeff Sessions As Attorney General

Trump warns Assad against assault, denies wanting to assassinate him

Top Dem candidate who said money 'corrupts' politics donated $100G to Obama and asked for US ambassadorship

McCain's former chief of staff considering Senate bid as Democrat

Sherwin-Williams ordered to pay massive fine for promoting lead paint in century-old ads

Former Anti-Nuclear Peace Activist Sentenced For Plotting ISIS-Inspired Attacks

Kim Kardashian West is back at the White House to discuss clemency

More than 10K city employees stopped paying union dues

Roy Moore Sues Sacha Baron Cohen for Showtime Segment Involving Pedophile Detector

Airport security trays carry more germs than toilets, study finds

"House of Cards" teaser reveals fate of Kevin Spacey’s character

Conservative group claims college ruled their 9/11 ‘Never Forget’ posters biased against Muslims

Horrible story Family sues Nevada jail after woman dies after being denied medical care, lawsuit says

No mention of investigation into alleged Trump campaign, Russia collusion at upcoming Manafort trial

And that's all I've got, now go beat back the angry mob!


More on brave brave Senator Booker:

Note: "Senator Booker's office". He received the clearance directly.

Yes, this tweet is real.

And sorry, but I can't help myself. More anti-Booker.

I know Deb already hit this earlier, but I am still in awe about just how bad Cory Booker's whole "Spartacus stunt was."

First, he made a big deal about releasing documents that had already been cleared for release. Now, he's refusing to say if he knew they had been cleared.

Second, he released emails that actually paint Brett Kavanaugh in a good light. An email chain showed Kavanaugh's resistance against using racial profiling in air transportation after the 9/11 attacks.

Oh, and then there's that wonderful video in which Booker admitted he wasn't breaking Senate rules, anyway. What is the man thinking? This isn't just a confusing and horrific abuse of his office, it's also really, really dumb virtue signaling.