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What We’re Reading Today: Corona-Economy, Bernie Bros, TP Pipeline … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Economic Fallout

Federal Reserve cuts rates to zero and launches massive $700 billion quantitative easing program  — CNBC

Despite forecasting economic slowdown, Mnuchin says coronavirus won’t cause recession  — ABC News

White House Seeks Financial Crisis-Era Powers to Buttress Economy — New York Times

Coronavirus Responses

Trump Declares National Day of Prayer for Americans Affected by Coronavirus and National Response Efforts — CNS News

Mexico Now Considering Shutting Border With United States Over Coronavirus — Daily Wire

Internet and wireless providers will waive late fees and keep Americans connected — CNET News

No-Touch Greetings Take Off: People Are Getting Creative About Saying ‘Hi’ — NPR

US airports in disarray over screening — BBC

Hoboken becomes first city with widespread curfew — Insider

Illinois joins Ohio in closing all restaurants and bars — Twitchy

How Well Does Your Nursing Home Fight Infections? Look It Up Here — Kaiser Health News

Scientists Say One Coronavirus Treatment Could Be Just Weeks Away — USA Today


U.S. Surgeon General Tells Media To Stop Sniping At Trump Over Coronavirus: ‘No More Bickering … Or Finger Pointing’ — Daily Caller

What history says about crises, approval ratings and a President running for reelection  — CNN

Election 2020

Biden leads Sanders by 2-to-1 margin among Democratic primary voters in new poll — NBC News

WaPo: Yeah, that Joe Biden ad gets four Pinocchios  — Hot Air

Sanders bets on Biden debate implosion — Politico

Bernie Bros warn of ‘massive exodus’ if Joe nominated — New York Post

Analysis, True

Banning Plastic Bags in a Viral Outbreak Is a Bad Idea — City Journal

The fundamentals of our toilet paper pipeline remain strong — Los Angeles Times

Parody (?)

Bernie: ‘We Must Seize The Means Of Toilet Paper Production’ — Babylon Bee

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