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What We’re Reading Today: Biden’s Women, China’s Cover-Up, Masked Revolt

Some headlines that caught our eye,

Biden’s Women

Biden says vice presidential committee ‘looking at more than a dozen women’ — CNN

Tara Reade says ‘creepy’ voice messages, online harassment targeting her, family — Fox News

Believe All Women Democrats

Journalists mock NY Times’ call for ‘unbiased’ DNC panel to investigate Biden: ‘Is this satire? — Fox News

Media and Dems Went From ‘Me Too’ to ‘Move On’ — Real Clear Politics

Time’s Up CEO Praises Biden After Declining to Aid Accuser Tara Reade — Washington Free Beacon

Whitmer, Who Rushed to Condemn Kavanaugh, Now Says, ‘I Really Resent’ Having to Talk About Biden — PJ Media

Breaking China

‘Five Eyes’ Intelligence Memo Details China COVID Cover-Up — Newsmax

Global Backlash Builds Against China Over Coronavirus — New York Times

Pompeo says there’s “enormous evidence” coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab  —  Axios

China Is Exploiting Pandemic to Advance Agenda — Dallas Morning News

World leaders demand wet markets be shut down: Scientists estimate that 60-75% of emerging diseases are ‘zoonotic,’ or originating from animals. — Just The News

Face Masks

City’s proclamation requiring face masks in stores and restaurants is amended after threats of violence — CNN

Ohio governor says his face mask order went ‘too far’  — ABC News

America, F-Yeah!

California stay-at-home order faces revolts at beaches and in rural communities — Los Angeles Times

Arizona sheriffs won’t enforce stay-at-home order — AZ Central

Misc

Singapore Was A Shining Star In COVID-19 Control – Until It Wasn’t — NPR

A new risk for an ailing economy: Deflation — USA Today

Development of coronavirus vaccine this year increasingly possible — Washington Times

County CEO: Turn in your friends and neighbors, okay? Save lives.  — Hot Air

The Focus on COVID-19 Is Hurting Other Patients: Dr. Jeffrey A. Singer — Reason

The Purpose In Getting Rid Of Flynn Was To Clear The Way To Get Trump — Andrew McCarthy

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