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What We’re Reading Today: Seattle’s Re-Education Camp, The Coronavirus Big Three, Trump Myths … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Woke Up

Cult Programming: Seattle is training white municipal employees to overcome their ‘internalized racial superiority’ — Christopher Rufo, City Journal

Madison Avenue shop sues Governor Andrew Cuomo over looting — New York Post

California Couple Charged With ‘Hate Crime’ for Expressing Their Opinion — PJ Media

Penn State Retracts Statement Saying Conservative Voices Are Important — The Federalist

The Virus

3 States Account for 42 Percent of All COVID-19 Deaths in America. Why? — Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education

Churches, Which Account for 0.02% of COVID-19 Cases, Are a ‘Major Source’ of Infection, The New York Times Says — Jacob Sullum, Reason

Does a certain set of genes  pre-dispose you to have a severe case of COVID? — Marginal Revolution

Satire

Kaepernick Suffers More Oppression As Private Jet Arrives With Cloth Interior — The Glorious American

Governors Reinstate Lockdowns To Combat Recovering Economy — Babylon Bee

Opinion: Bring back ‘ramming speed’ — The Duffel Blog

Freshman Who Would Have Fallen Through Dorm Window First Weekend Sad To Miss Out On College Experience — The Onion

Misc

Democrats climate policy follows Germany’s failed plan — Ronald Stein, CFACT

The Declining Case for Municipal Recycling — Howard Husock, Manhattan Institute

Five Myths Leftists Push About Donald Trump and Conservatives — American Greatness

Every Day Brings Another New Low For American Journalism — Manhattan Contrarian

Press Now Plumbs Its Own Depths Of Depravity — Conrad Black, New York Sun

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