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What We’re Reading Today: Say No To A ‘New Normal,’ The Tyrant Of Virginia, Play Ball … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Pandemic

Post-Lockdown: Insist On The Old Normal — The American Conservative

Georgia reports lowest number of COVID patients in a month — Fox News

Coronavirus pandemic may lead to 75,000 ‘deaths of despair’ from suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, study says — CBS News

An Open Letter to the Tyrant of Virginia — Jeff Minick, Intellectual Takeout

Cuomo Extends Lockdown In New York — New York Post

Is California Going To Open Without Newsom’s Approval? — Kerry Jackson, Pacific Research Institute

This can’t go on. California has to figure a way out — Willie Brown, San Francisco Chronicle

Three Pieces Of Good News On Coronavirus — HotAir

The Real Center of the Pandemic: Saving nursing homes from Covid-19 — Chris Pope, City Journal

The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them — Erin Bromage, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Play Ball?

NHL return-to-play plans have been narrowed to two scenarios, source says — Newsday

NCAA president: Unlikely college football teams will start at same time — Associated Press

MLB plan for 2020 season to include approximately 80 games and expanded playoffs, report says — CBS Sports

NBA ‘bubble’ concept: How it would work and the questions that still remain — Deseret News

Satire

‘Those Dumb Red-Staters Going To The Beach Deserve To Die,’ Man Tweets From New York Subway Train — Babylon Bee

Weekend Indistinguishable From Weekday At This Point — The Avocado

Quiet City Streets Allow Neighborhood Residents To Hear Couples’ Blow-Out Fights — The Onion

Deep State honors essential crisis actors with chemtrail flyovers — Duffel Blog

Misc

No Surprise: Tesla May Move Out of California — Joseph Vranich, Fox & Hounds

John Podesta Told Lawmakers Payment for Steele dossier Was Split 50-50 Between DNC and Campaign — RedState

Twitter adds ‘manipulated media’ label to Jimmy Kimmel’s video of Mike Pence — Fox Business

Our Garbage Media — Steven Hayward, PowerLine

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