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What We’re Reading Today: Coming Apart, Good News For Trump, Bad News For Trump … And More

Claude Monet

Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Mob

Frustrated residents near Seattle’s ‘CHOP’ zone want their neighborhood back — King 5 News

We Must Stop the Great Unraveling — Commentary

Uncle Ben’s Is Canceled — HotAir

‘Playtime over’: Portland police clear autonomous zone outside of mayor’s residence — Twitchy

A healthy society does not destroy its monuments — Spiked

10 Takeaways from the Anti-Police Brutality Protests — Larry Elder, Town Hall

Segregation: It’s Bad and It’s Back — Roger L. Simon, The Epoch Times

The Virus

Extending generous unemployment benefits will drag out the economic crisis — Sally Pipes/Pacific Research Institute, Washington Examiner

What Does Coronavirus Mean for American Life Expectancy? — Allison Schrager, E21

Are Special Interests Undermining the Quest for a Covid-19 Vaccine? — Raymond J. March, Independent Institute

California order requires masks in public — Fox News

Passenger removed from flight for refusing to wear a face mask — CNN

Election 2020

Signs of a rapid economic recovery – and hope for Trump — Charles Gasparino, New York Post

Our New Polling Averages Show Biden Leads Trump By 9 Points Nationally — FiveThirtyEight

Biden goes months without holding press conference, as Trump team accuses ex-VP of ‘hiding in his basement’ — Fox News

Satire

Cracker Jack Changes Name To More Politically Correct Caucasian Jack — Babylon Bee

Airborne urges Pentagon to defund Military Police — Duffel Blog

Anarchists Say Their Message is Being Lost By Peaceful Protestors — TrollWire

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