Quote of the Day
– Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard, after deactivating The Zoo’s Twitter account
What Smart Leaders Need to Know
What do you say to the Facebook friend who writes “Happy birthday” on your wall a week late?
Bout time. That’s what many Republicans are saying to President Obama today as he visits Baton Rouge, Louisianna to see the flood damage firsthand. The extreme flooding killed 13 people, damaged 60,000 homes and forced more than 100,000 residence to apply for Federal assistance. Experts are calling this the worst natural disaster since Sandy in 2012. Why didn’t President Obama visit earlier? He was on vacation at Martha’s Vineyard. In other words, it could be a touchy visit.
What’s that famous infomercial line we’ve heard a thousand times?
But wait, there’s more! That’s what the F.B.I. is saying to Hillary Clinton today after they discovered around 15,000 new emails that weren’t voluntarily turned over.
How did the F.B.I. find them?
They dug a little deeper and scrubbed Clinton’s server and the archives of government officials she corresponded with and, voila, 14,900 deleted emails.
When will they be released?
At the earliest in October or possibly right before the election. In other words, these emails could play a huge part. Stay tuned.
Lochte-Gate is still not over
After the swimmer lied about being held at gunpoint and tarnished the last bit of gold dust he had from the Rio Olympics, he’s being dropped by sponsors left and right. Speedo USA said, “We’re out.” So did Ralph Lauren and the mattress company Airweave. All in all, it’s proving to be a very costly “frat boy” mistake.
Around 1,500 Americans Washed Up on Canada’s Shores
The Port Huron Float Down is an annual event that takes place on the American side of the St. Clair River. Many Michigan residents jump in a boat or a dinghy to enjoy a lazy float at the end of summer, but wild winds blew them to the other side of the river. Basically, they all lost control of their dinghies and ended up in Canada. The Canadian Coast Guard came to the rescue, but after everyone was safely on their side of the river again, Canada started to wag the finger in disapproval.
Red Rover anyone?
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