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What We’re Reading Today: COVID Paranoia, COVID Blowback, Quarantine Fatigue … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

COVID-19

The paranoid style in COVID-19 America — Heather Mac Donald, Spectator USA

Coronavirus casualty: Will we wave goodbye to the handshake? — USA Today

There Will Be Blowback, In Mostly Good Ways — Jeffrey A. Tucker, American Institute for Economic Research

Experts Worry ‘Quarantine Fatigue’ Is Starting — PowerLine

‘Take Disinfectant & Drop Dead’: Celebs Rip Trump Voters as Nazi-Sympathizers — Media Research Center

Kentucky Family of 7 Didn’t Practice Social Distancing. Now Child Services Is Investigating the Parents for Abuse — Lenore Skenazy, Reason

Italy starts to reopen as COVID-19 cases begin to decline — ABC News

Misc

Stop Calling Biden’s Radical Health Agenda ‘Moderate’ — Sally Pipes/Pacific Research Institute, Forbes

Hard Facts: There’s More Than One Way To ‘Trust The Science’ — HillFaith

Washington Post Runs a Debunked Conspiracy Story for the Sole Purpose of Trying to Damage Trump — RedState

Kim Jong Un’s uncle emerges as possible successor in North Korea — New York Post

Satire

CNN Report On Tara Reade A Respectful Minute Of Silence — Babylon Bee

Kim Jung Un in critical condition, Kim Jong Deux in line for the top job — DuffelBlog

North Korean Media Report Kim Jong-Un In Best Health Of Life After Receiving Hundreds Of Heart Transplants — The Onion

Odd News

ABC News reporter appears on ‘Good Morning America’ without pants — NBC News

Official resigns after throwing cat during online meeting — Associated Press

City Covers Skate Park With Sand In Coronavirus Lockdown, Dirt Bikers Take Over — United Press International

Man goes on two-state ride to score free Wendy’s nuggets — Toronto Sun

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