Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 503 words, a 2 minute read.
Situational awareness: Tropical Storm Dorion is now a hurricane expected to make landfall in the U.S. as a Category 2 storm over the weekend. Go deeper.
President Trump is on a fresh anti-Fox News kick:
The big picture: He's been playing this angle for months, writes Axios Media Trends writer Sara Fischer.
Among his prime targets:
Between the lines: Trump is working the refs. Fox is the most successful cable news network in the country, particularly among his base voters.
Flashback: Four years ago this month, Trump's favorite target was then-Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, who confronted him at the first GOP primary debate regarding his previous negative comments against female critics.
The bottom line: "Fox News isn’t supposed to work for you," former Fox anchor (and current analyst) Brit Hume tweeted at Trump.
Just a picture of a very good boy. Photo: Frank Rumpenhorst/picture alliance via Getty Images
D.C. suburb Chevy Chase (average household income $460K) is being torn apart over the barking of dogs, the Washington Post reports. (Subscription)
"To determine the extent of the barking and the parking, the board paid $1,300 for a woman with a graduate degree in epidemiology to spend weeks studying the behavior of the dogs and their humans."