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What We’re Reading Today: Cal’s COVID Catastrophe, Outlaw Mayors, Chick-fil-A Delivers … And More

Vladimir Grigoryev

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Columnists

Joe Biden’s Dr. Death — David Harsanyi, National Review

A hilarious and elementary lesson on the burdens of progressivism — George Will, Johnstown Tribune-Democrat

Debt Isn’t a Worry, Treasury’s Claim On Our Production Very Much Is — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

While the U.S. is consumed by the coronavirus, global dangers continue to simmer — Andrew Malcolm, The State

When would Joe Biden reopen the country? — Byron York, Washington Examiner

Today’s Americans and Yesteryear’s Americans — Walter Williams, Creators Syndicate

New York City

Presiding over a city spiraling into crisis, Bill de Blasio relies on the same old themes about unfairness and inequality — Seth Barron, City Journal

Mayor Breaks Up Crowd at Rabbi’s Funeral — New York Times

MTA must disinfect trains daily to protect commuters, Gov. Cuomo says — New York Post

California

California’s post COVID-19 Financial Catastrophe — Richard Cathcart and Ronald Stein, Fox & Hounds

Gov. Newsom Announces California Lockdown Could Last Until June As Re-Open Phases are Met — California Globe

Sacramento-area gym owner says he’ll open doors on Friday, despite stay-at-home order — Sacramento Bee

71% of Bay Area business leaders want shelter in place lifted in next month — San Francisco Chronicle

Disneyland and other theme parks can’t reopen for months under state plan — Orange County Register

Rest Of The Country

Chick-fil-A Delivers 1,000 Free Meals to Hospital Staff To Thank Them — Western Journal

Mayors Keep Breaking Social Distancing Guidelines — Daily Caller

Are U.S. COVID-19 Cases Being Over Counted Or Undercounted — PowerLine

Food insecurity, hunger a growing issue amid COVID-19 pandemic — United Press International

Reopenings and Stay-at-Home Extensions: Here’s the Situation With All 50 States — The Epoch Times

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