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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Texas Blues, Comey Leaks, Broken China … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Sanders Supporters Threaten to Stay Home If Dems Nominate Centrist — Washington Examiner

Dems’ Trying to Turn Texas Blue — NBC News

Joe Biden slams Facebook, calls Zuckerberg ‘a real problem’ — CNET News

Bernie Sanders edges Joe Biden in post-debate national poll — Washington Times

Real Scandals

Justice Dept. Investigating 2017 Leaks, Appears Focused on Comey — MSN

Media Malpractice

McSally Rejects Wolf Blitzer’s Demand She Apologize for Calling CNN Reporter a ‘Liberal Hack’ — Fox News

‘Liberal Hacks’: Ted Cruz Dropkicks Chris Cuomo After His Nasty Attack Against Martha McSally — Red State

Impeachment Follies

Susan Collins Says She May Support Impeachment Witnesses — Newsmax

Seven Times the GAO Found the Obama Administration Violated Federal Law — Breitbart                                                  

WaPo in 2014: GAO Ruling Against Obama Nothing More Than ‘Political Talking Point’ — Washington Free Beacon

The Botched Democratic Case for Witnesses – Rich Lowry, National Review

Land of Fruits and Nuts

Stein: California energy policies are fueling the housing crisis and homelessness — California Political Review


China’s Birthrate Hits Historic Low, in Looming Crisis for Beijing — New York Times

China sees weakest growth in 29 years amid trade war with US — The Hill

National Science Board: U.S. Is Losing Technology Lead over China — Breitbart


America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain — Medical Express

Coal-Fueled Car Update

Tesla cars are accelerating without warning, prompting government scrutiny — The Verge

Car buyers shun electric vehicles not named Tesla. Are carmakers driving off a cliff? — Los Angeles Times

Cancel Culture

‘Evening With Cancelled Women’ Gets Cancelled — Reason

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