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What We’re Reading Today: Monumental Stupidity, Race Hoax, Kimmel Trouble … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye today.

Monumental Stupidity

Black Lives Matter: Time to Tear Down Images of White Jesus — Hot Air

New York City Council Members Demand Removal of Thomas Jefferson Statue — Washington Free Beacon

Leftists Promise To Tear Down Lincoln Emancipation Memorial in D.C. — Weaselzippers

Governor Andrew Cuomo Says Tearing Down Monuments Is Healthy Expression — PJ Media

No Noose

Noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage was garage pull, had been there since 2019, officials say —

Supreme Question

Will the Real Justice Gorsuch Please Stand Up? — City Journal

What Could Go Wrong?

As efforts collapse to place homeless in hotels, L.A. officials propose new, $800-million plan — Los Angeles Times

Big Tech

Facebook moderators brag about deleting pro-Trump posts in Project Veritas sting — Washington Times

Real Scandals

DOJ Reveals Discovery of New Notes From Strzok in Flynn Case — Just the News

Did Obscure Pentagon Office Leak the Secret Flynn Phone Call? — Just the News

All the Bias That’s Fit to Print

New York Times Embraces Partisan ‘Truth’ Over Objectivity — Washington Free Beacon

NYT Is Threatening My Safety By Revealing My Real Name, So I Am Deleting The Blog. —

Cancel Kimmel

Kimmel faces backlash for ‘non-apology’ on blackface, black impressions — Fox News

NYC Needs More Fireworks Police!

De Blasio: What this city needs is a giant police operation to root out … illegal fireworks that keep me awake, or something — Hot Air


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