☕ Happy Friday! Today's Smart Brevity™ count: 1,180 words ... 4½ minutes.
💻 Please join me at 12:30 p.m. ET today for a "Facts Matter" virtual event featuring Larry Kudlow ... Hans Nichols talking with Biden policy director Stef Feldman ... and Niala Boodhoo interviewing Conference Board chief economist Dana Peterson.
🏈 Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence tested positive for COVID and is isolating with mild symptoms — putting into doubt whether the face of college football will play the #1 Tigers' biggest game of the season, against Notre Dame on Nov. 7. Go deep.