In the first half, analyst of geopolitics and foreign policy Craig B. Hulet commented on the election cycle, current events, and the geopolitical landscape. Midweek Open Lines followed in the second half.
Residents in eastern China awoke Thursday morning to find the river that runs through their city had mysteriously turned a blood red color. The baffled locals also reported a strange smell in the air. Environmental investigators were unable to identify the specific cause of the coloration but suspect the crimson water was the result of illegal dumping into the waterway. More info at ABC News.