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What We’re Reading Today: Laffer’s Curve, Bernie’s Millions, Warren’s Roots . . . And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Democrats conflate weather and climate change in bids for 2020 nomination — Good Morning America

Warren grilled on Native American ancestry claims: ‘You’re kind of like the original Rachel Dolezal’ — Yahoo News

Here’s how Bernie Sanders made his millions — and why it matters in the 2020 election — CNBC

Economics

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer — The Hill

Peppa Pig Mocks the Insulting Conceit of Elizabeth Warren — John Tamny/RealClearMarkets

Flimsy Justifications to Restrict Your Freedom — Donald J. Boudreaux/American Institute for Economic Research

Misc

Far More Than a Culture War Rages in America — The American Spectator

AOC’s Gardening Advice Channels Mao — Intellectual Takeout

Professor accused of ‘hostile learning environment’ for assigning male authors — The College Fix

The Cultural White Walkers Have Descended — The Federalist

How The Elitists Lost Britain — The Daily Wire

The Assault on Generosity and Voluntary Action — Karl Zinsmeister/RealClearPolitics


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J. Frank Bullitt

J. Frank Bullitt has been writing professionally since 1986. After covering local news for years, and putting in some time in Washington, D.C., he began writing opinions in 1998, covering a wide variety of domestic and international topics from a limited-government point of view.

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