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What We’re Reading Today: CDC Bristles At Rebuke, ‘Tattling Karens’ Criticized, Depression Not In The Cards . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Wuhan Flu & Politics

Navarro Ties Obama, Biden And China Together In Coronavirus Attack – Politico

Senior CDC Official Rebukes White House Trade Adviser’s Criticism As Tensions Escalate Over Reopening Strategy – CNN

China Could Be Hit With 2nd Coronavirus Wave Due To Lack Of Immunity, Says Senior Adviser – Business Insider

Why Is A Social Worker Dictating COVID-19 Policy For Country’s Largest County? – Done.com

HHS Secretary Calls Reopening Safe – USA Today

KARENs And KOVID-19

Don’t Let Karen Kill Your Community – American Spectator

Increased State Power Leads To A Pandemic Of Naggy, Tattling Karens – The Federalist

An Eye On The Economy

‘A Lot To Be Hopeful For’: Crisis Seen As Historic, Not Another Great Depression – NPR

Powell Says GDP Could Shrink More Than 30%, But He Doesn’t See Another Depression – CNBC

Full Transcript: Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s 60 Minutes Interview On Economic Recovery – CBS News

Why New U.S. Rules On Selling Chips To Huawei Could Be ‘Big Blow’ For Chinese Tech Giant – CNBC

U.S. Auto Suppliers Need At Least $20 Billion As Plants Reopen – CNBC

Elsewhere In The World…

Japan Braces For Worst Postwar Slump As Pandemic Tips Economy Into Recession – Investing.com

China Under-Reported Coronavirus Cases, Chinese Medical Adviser Says – Fox News

Flynn Case

Team Obama’s Unmasking Dodge – Wall Street Journal

Sen. Graham On Flynn Case: No One Is Above The Law, Not Even Obama – Fox News, via YouTube

Think Tanks & Longreads

Did Jesus Despise Money? – Foundation for Economic Education

We Could Stop The Pandemic By July 4 If Government Took These Steps – Marginal Revolution, via Washington Post

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