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What We’re Reading Today: Biden’s Crutch, Hollywood’s Blacklist, NYC’s Killer Bicycles … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Presidential hopefuls face a stubborn problem: how to bump Biden — Washington Post

Biden Leans Heavily on Wife Jill — Washington Examiner

Sanders Unveils Plan To Cancel $81 Billion Worth Of Existing Medical Debt — The Daily Caller

Yang Gang battles Bernie Bros to win hearts and minds of liberals — Washington Times

The Democrats’ Growing Threat of a Third-Party Run — American Spectator

Democrats Labor to Stem Flow of Union Voters to Trump — Wall Street Journal

Economic Realities

US economy is going strong — Bad news for Dems, good news for Trump and America — Fox News

The Collapse Of The Income And Wealth Inequality Argument. — TaxProf

Heading for the Brexit

Prime Minister Threatens Tory Brexit Rebels With Party Expulsion — Reuters

‘Get Ready for Brexit’ Advertising Campaign Launches — BBC News

Real Scandals

GOP Judiciary member predicts Horowitz FISA report will lead to indictments. — Washington Examiner

Hollywood Embraces the Blacklist?

‘Will & Grace’ Star Calls for Outing and Blacklisting of Trump Supporters in Hollywood — Washington Examiner

Trump Trolls Debra Messing For Blacklisting Hollywood Conservatives. She Fires Back — Daily Wire

Randy Quaid calls on Debra Messing and other Hollywood libs to ‘retract their blacklist threats immediately’ — Twitchy

Bicycles Don’t Kill

NYC bicyclists are killing pedestrians and the city won’t stop it — New York Post

Why Does the Left Hate Progress?

Meet the former labor organizer emerging as a huge threat to Uber and Lyft — The Hill

Beyond Media Bias

24 Hours of Media Malpractice — Real Clear Politics

NY Times Under Fire as ‘Bedbug’ Writer Doubles Down — Newsmax

Facebook accused of censorship after cracking down on pro-life LiveAction — Washington Times

Give Kansas U the Bird

Kansas faculty wants Chick-fil-A banned over ‘safety’ fears — Fox News


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