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What We’re Reading Today: Four More Years, Holiday Sales, Ending Poverty In California … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

‘You can’t take any of them for granted’: The voters who will sway 2020’s swing states — USA Today

Impeachment Crusade Is Bound to Backfire on the Left — Rep. Andy Biggs, The Daily Signal

2020 election is Trump’s to lose, BET founder Bob Johnson says — NBC

Democratic nomination polls — RealClearPolitics

Trump Campaign Bars Bloomberg News From Events After Outlet Says It’ll Stop Investigating Dem Candidates — But Not Him — Hot Air

Economy/Economics

Apple, Google and Microsoft Mock the Absurd ‘Money Multiplier’ Theory — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Holiday shopping sales prove it — It’s a blowout Trump economy and folks are feeling great — Steve Moore, Fox Business News

Measuring the Impact of 20 Years of Socialism in Venezuela — Dan Mitchell, International Liberty

Inequality is exploding, except that it might not be — James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute

Want to end poverty in California? Embrace entrepreneurship — Wayne Winegarden/Pacific Research Institute, Orange County Register

Satire

New Greta On The Shelf Doll Will Track Your Climate Sins — Babylon Bee

Having massive carbon footprint linked to being alive — The Daily Mash

London mayor bans fire extinguishers and narwhal tusks after they were used to stop terror attack — Genius Times

LA Auto Show Just A Bunch Of Dudes Showing Off Their Teslas — The Avocado

Misc

See Ford v Ferrari to Restore Your Faith in Movies — Jeffrey Tucker, American Institute for Economic Research

Educational deficiencies lead to doomsday projections — Ronald Stein, Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow

Another terrorist attack reveals Britain’s delusions about rehabilitation — Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal

Eliminating Food Deserts Doesn’t Help Poor Americans — The Conversation

‘Richard Jewell’ Crucifies Fake News, Honors The Heartland — Hollywood In Toto


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