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What We’re Reading Today: A Brokered Convention, Sweet Drinks, Food Freedom … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Assessing the Prospects for a Brokered Convention — RealClearPolitics

Trump expected to raise $10 million during Florida stop — Associated Press

Media’s Slobbering Love Affair with Convicted Porn Lawyer Michael Avenatti — PJ Media

Young Adults Support Comrade Bernie Because They Want ‘Free’ Stuff They Haven’t Earned — Pirate’s Cove

Think Tanks

Wasteful Local Infrastructure — Cato Institute

You can’t tax people out of their sugary drinks — Pacific Research Institute

Milton Friedman, An ‘Elfin Libertarian’ Giant — Hoover Institution

Wyoming May Improve on Its Great Food Freedom Law — Reason Foundation

Misc

Confirm Judy Shelton: She’ll Arrest Obtuse Groupthink at the Fed — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Exercise is more important for your mental health than your bank account — The Hill

Virginia Senate Rejects ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban — The Epoch Times

Tennessee lawmakers kill bill that would have allowed cosmetologists & many other professions to work without a license — WBIR News

The GOP’s Carbon Capture Dodge — Steve Milloy, American Greatness

The Moral Crisis of Skid Row — Christopher Rufo, City Journal


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