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What We’re Reading Today: Herd Immunity, Bailout Sham, Energy Scam … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Virus

Research Suggests Herd Immunity Threshold Lower Than Previously Thought — MedRxiv

US, UK, Canada Accuse Russia Of Actively Hacking COVID-19 Research — Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

Sham Bailout Statistics Shroud Shutdown Tyranny — James Bovard, American Institute of Economic Research

Flattening the Curve Is Still the Right Answer — Henry I. Miller, Human Events

Energy

Across U.S., Green Mega-Projects to Power Cities Aren’t Playing Well in Mayberry — RealClearInvestigations

Environmental Facts vs. Environmental ‘Fact-Checkers’ — RealClearEnergy

The Environmental Cost of Green Energy — E21

Media Malpractice

Tweets of Washington Journalists Betray ‘Groupthink,’ Study Finds — Daily Signal

The Illiberal Liberal Media — City Journal

16 of the most vicious anti-Trump media attacks over the last few weeks — Media Research Center

Misc

Ending the ‘Era of Shareholder Capitalism’ — Rowena Itchon, Pacific Research Institute

Is the California dream finished? — Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky, Los Angeles Times

A Potential Worthy Successor To Thomas Sowell? — Manhattan Contrarian

Keep John Wayne — Susan Shelley, Fox & Hounds

Satire

Portland Pet Adoption Centers Demand Citizens Exchange White Pets For More Inclusive Black Pets — The Glorious American

Business Owner Charged With Hate Crime For Painting Over BLM Graffiti On His Storefront — Babylon Bee

Congress declares war on Spain after burning of USS Bonhomme Richard — Duffel Blog

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