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What We’re Reading Today: Bernie’s Billionaires, Impeachment Warning, Media Memory Holes … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Bloomberg vows to refuse donations, presidential salary — NBC News

Warren Flummoxed by School Choice Protesters — Washington Free Beacon

Mayor Pete’s South Bend Record — Wall Street Journal

Bernie Sanders Really, Really, Really Hates Billionaires — PJ Media

CNN Claims Trump Supporters Are In A Cult, Trump A ‘Destructive Cult Leader’ — Weazelzippers

Impeachment Circus

Schiff says House will move forward with impeachment inquiry after ‘overwhelming’ evidence from hearings  — NBC News

Unmoved by the Schiff show: Trump has the Republican establishment in his pocket  — Washington Examiner

“It Is Hard to Read This as Anything But a Warning’: New Polling Suggest Democrats’ Impeachment Push Could Alienate Key Voters” — Vanity Fair

Real Scandals

‘The Squad’ Is Mired In Campaign Finance Scandals — Daily Caller

The First Glimpse into Horowitz’s FISA-Abuse Report — Andrew McCarthy, National Review

Hong Kong         

Hong Kong elections: Pro-democracy candidates show strength early amid record voter turnout — USA Today

China

Data leak reveals how China ‘brainwashes’ Uighurs in prison camps — BBC News

Thank You, Obama

No Safety Switch: How Lax Oversight Of Electronic Health Records Puts Patients At Risk — Kaiser Health News

Land of Fruits and Nuts

California Regulators Shut Down a Distillery for Serving Alcohol — Reason

The poop in San Francisco keeps piling up — Legal Insurrection

Uh Oh

Top Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Spending — NewsMax

Airheads

Activists Disrupt Harvard-Yale Rivalry Game To Protest Climate Change — National Public Radio

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

Trump: Plan Coming to Allow States to Import Drugs From Canada — CNBC

Media Bias

A Story Made Obama Look Bad. Hence the Story Was Removed — New York Post

NYT Memory-Holes Ukraine Election Interference Report — Washington Examiner

 Satire(?)

Democratic Candidates Clash Over Most Effective Plan To Destroy Economy — Babylon Bee


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