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What We’re Reading Today: Sanders Slides, Democrats Deceive, Nike Surrenders

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020/Immigration/Health Care

Bernie Sanders 2020 is in big trouble — CNN

Brace Yourself: 2020 Dems’ 9 New Tax-and-Spend Schemes — NewsMax

Poll: Immigration overtakes health care as top issue for voters — The Hill

GOP sees potent Trump attack line: health care for immigrants — The Hill

Three Democratic deceptions on health care during the debates — Sally Pipes, Fox News

AOC and Democrats were told repeatedly that illegal immigrants had overwhelmed the border. Now they act surprised  — Washington Examiner

Taxation

A Tax On Eli Broad Is A Tax On Every Single American — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

The Carbon Tax Fails the Public-Choice Test — Veronique de Rugy, American Institute for Economic Research

Democratic  New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Abandons the ‘Millionaires Tax’ — National Review

Culture Wars

Nike blew it by capitulating to Colin Kaepernick and pulling Betsy Ross flag shoe — USA Today/Arizona Republic

Charlottesville drops Thomas Jefferson’s birthday as holiday — Washington Times

Liberals and conservatives have wildly different TV-viewing habits, but these 5 shows bring everyone together — The Conversation

Tech

Facebook Marches Left — PowerLine

Former Google Engineer: CEO Sundar Pichai Lied to Congress About Blacklists — Breitbart


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