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What We’re Reading Today: Defund Police Unions, Lib Flight, Woke Journalism … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Defund Police?

Poll finds 72% voters, including most black voters, have favorable view of local police department — Just the News

LA official slammed for having LAPD security detail amid calls to defund police — Fox Business

Biden, Democrats seek to shut down calls to defund police — The Hill

Camden Didn’t ‘Defund the Police’ — National Review

Defund Police Unions

Confronting Police Abuse Requires Shifting Power From Police Unions — Daily Signal

Did San Francisco Stumble Into a Good Police Reform Idea? — PJ Media

Coronavirus

With Trump Rallies Returning, the Media Suddenly Remembers the Coronavirus Pandemic — PJ Media

Trump team should get ‘a lot of credit’ for fast coronavirus stimulus: CBO — Washington Times

Coronavirus: Satellite traffic images may suggest virus hit Wuhan earlier — BBC News

Last One To Leave, Turn Out the Lights

Wealthy buyers reportedly in ‘mad rush’ to leave San Francisco — SF Gate

Coronavirus sparks ‘insane’ evacuation from NYC, movers say, as residents head south. — Fox Business

Woke Journalism

Campus War on Free Speech Spreads to U.S. Newsrooms — Mark Hemingway, Real Clear Politics

Real Scandals

Barr: FBI Ignored ‘Exculpatory’ Evidence to Pursue Russia Probe — Fox News

Misc

This year’s party conventions will be anything but conventional – Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy    

Save us from woke capitalism — Powerline

Here Are Just 10 of the Many Minority-Owned Businesses Destroyed in the Riots — FEE

Report: Decades of Lax Oversight Allow Chinese Telecoms to Conduct Espionage in U.S. — Washington Free Beacon

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