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What We’re Reading Today: Why They Hate Trump, Fossil Fuels Power Dems’ Campaigns, Nikki Haley Plans … And More


Some headlines that caught our eye.


Democrats’ impeachment push on Trump is about undoing a populist revolution, not principle — Steve Hilton, Fox News

LeBron James Is a Coward — David Harsanyi

‘Texodus’ bodes badly for Republicans — George Will, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Elizabeth Warren Is Impressively Wrong About Taxes. So Are Her Critics — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Why Do They Hate Him So? — Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness

Election 2020

California independents can cast ballots for Democrats — but not Trump — in March primary — Los Angeles Times

2020 Democrats love the Green New Deal but embrace fossil fuels to power their campaigns — Fox News—

Nikki Haley promotes her party, and her own brand, as she ponders her next move — The State

Election 2019

Conservatives chant ‘lock him up’ about Justin Trudeau as Canada votes after ‘nasty’ election campaign — The Telegraph

Justin Trudeau Can’t Say How Many Times He’s Worn Blackface — The Daily Beast

Canada’s Trudeau clings to power, but loses some of his luster — Reuters

The Lunatic Left

Warren’s Plan To Tax What She Can’t Ban — Daily Caller

AOC: We Must Have The Government Control Things, So We Can Be More Free — Red State

Beto O’Rourke Again Compares Trump Administration to Hitler’s Third Reich — Washington Free Beacon

Greta Thunberg calls for climate action in Canada’s oil heartland — Deutsche Welle

Matters Of Faith

The Insurmountable Odds Against You Being Here By Chance — HillFaith

Clarence Thomas Opens Up About Finding God in ‘One of the Darkest Periods of My Life‘ — PJMedia

William Barr’s right about left’s designs on religious freedom — Washington Times


New NCAA Rule Forces Athletes To Remove All Facial Features To Prevent Them From Profiting Off Likeness — The Onion

Small Island Of Uncultured Savages Rejects America’s Gracious Attempt To Introduce Them To Good Food — Babylon Bee

Trailblazing Marine refuses to identify as rifleman, identifies as admin clerk — Duffel Blog

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