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What We’re Reading Today: Obamagate, Karens, Greta’s Back … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Pandemic

Coronavirus Chronicles: States Want Bailout for Past Profligate Spending — Rowena Itchon, Pacific Research Institute

We Will Not Comply — Starting Strength

An Abundance of Caution: How much liberty are Americans prepared to renounce, or defer, in this moment? — Charles R. Kesler, Claremont Review Of Books

California’s Not-Quite Reopening — Steven Greenhut, American Spectator

An Open Letter to the Tyrant of Michigan — Intellectual Takeout

Obamagate

Get ready for ‘Obamagate’ to become ‘ObamaBidengate’ — Michael Goodwin, New York Post

It’s On: Graham Announces ‘In-Depth’ Hearings on Obama Administration Abuse — TownHall

Flynn’s Lawyer Excoriates Obama In Open Letter — ZeroHedge

Sports?

Gary Bettman pushes back against nightmare NHL scenario — New York Post

MLB’s plan involves multiple tests per week; positive result would not suspend play, report says — CBS Sports

California’s university system decision might squash college football in 2020 — Detroit Free Press

Karens

Don’t let Karen kill your community — Karol Markowicz, Spectator USA

Sen. Josh Hawley Is the Ultimate Karen — Billy Binion, Reason

Actor Kevin James’ short film brutally mocks coronavirus social distancing snitches, police response The Blaze

Satire

Democratic States Deploy Greta Thunberg Drones To Lecture People Who Go Outside — Babylon Bee

‘Grifters’ Remake Film Could be Modeled on Meghan Markle Says Director — The Daily Squibb

Hypochondriacs Try to Cope with Pandemic: It’s Not Going So Well — GomerBlog

Misc

The Therapeutic Campus: Why are college students seeking mental-health services in record numbers? — Heather Mac Donald, City Journal

Brian Stelter On Stilts — PowerLine

Biden ‘not an inspired’ candidate, got help from ‘media cheerleading,’ says writer for leftist magazine The Nation — Fox News

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