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What We’re Reading Today: Vaccine Watch, A Desperate Media, Recovery … And More

Eastman Johnson

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus

Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery During COVID-19 Is Spare and Quiet — PJMedia

Wuhan Virus Watch: All the catastrophic predictions about reopening Georgia, Florida, and Texas were spectacularly wrong — Legal Insurrection

Why Human Challenge Trials Will Be Necessary to Get a Coronavirus Vaccine — Alex Tabarrok, The National Interest

The Media Want America to Stay Closed Forever — FrontPage Magazine

Why the media is so desperate to turn good COVD-19 news into bad — Heather Mac Donald, Spectator USA

Mask Mania — PowerLine

These Are The Most Illogical Coronavirus Restrictions Still In Place — Daily Caller

Economy

‘Permanent’ Job Destruction Terrifies the New York Times, But It Signals Quick Recovery — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

To Prevent Problematic Inflation, We Need More Production, Which Means There’s Trouble Ahead — Mises Wire

Trump’s pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021 — NPR

Europe Is Firmly Committed To Economic Suicide — Manhattan Contrarian

Misc

No, Segregationists Weren’t the Driving Force Behind School Choice — Reason

A Counterbalance to the False Narratives About Gun Ownership — The Daily Signal

Durham Probe To Uncover ‘Political Scandal of the Highest Order’ — Fox News

Satire

Governor Whitmer Orders Citizens To Barbecue Indoors — Babylon Bee

Kim Jong Chub: How to stay trim and fit while oppressing your people from isolation — Duffel Blog

Xi Jinping Warns Of Second Coronavirus Wave Likely To Disappear Thousands Of Hong Kong Residents — The Onion

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