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What We’re Reading Today: Data Errors, Biden’s Brain, How To Get Rid Of BLM ‘Murals’ … And More

"The Weary Newsboy" by James Henry Cafferty (1819-1869)

Some headlines that caught our eye.

COVID News

Covid’s Harrowing Complications — Henry Miller, Wall Street Journal

McConnell says economy needs ‘another shot of adrenaline,’ backs additional round of stimulus checks — Fox News

US charges Chinese hackers over COVID-19 vaccine cyberattacks — CNET News

As N.Y. cases, hospitalizations, deaths bottom out, Cuomo threatens to shut down restaurants again — Just the News

Missed It By That Much

Antibody tests show virus rates 10x higher, CDC says — USA Today

How Deadly Is Covid-19?  — Wall Street Journal

Will Dems Say It’s Over?

Trump admits coronavirus crisis ‘may get worse before it gets better’ — Washington Times

Election 2020

Joe Biden’s pick as running mate should be…. — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Joe Biden’s advantage over Trump with Black voters is currently smaller than Hillary Clinton’s was — CNN

BOMBSHELL: FBI Investigated Joe Biden’s Campaign for Corruption — PJ Media

DCCC War Chest Dwarfs NRCC as House Democrats Defend Majority — Washington Examiner

Mental Problems

Joe Biden: We Have Lawyers ‘Going Out to Every Polling – Every Uh, Voter Registration Physician in the States’ — Breitbart

Hillary Clinton ‘concerned’ about Trump’s cognitive abilities — Washington Times

Cancel the NYT

The family that owns the New York Times were slaveholders — New York Post

Good News

Trump signs memo aimed at omitting undocumented immigrants from census count — NBC News

Pot, Meet Kettle

Lincoln Project founders have ties to Russia and tax troubles, docs reveal  — New York Post

Keep Them Closed

Michigan School Fires Popular Teacher For Saying ‘Trump Is Our President’  — Washington Free Beacon

Portlandia

Federal Officers Protect Courthouse in Portland as Vandals Set Fires — KATU

Wyden: Trump’s Federal Agents Hurting Portland, Not Helping — NBC News

Misc

California city scrubs BLM street mural rather than approve MAGA mural  — Hot Air

Catholic churches across U.S. suffer week of vandalism and arson — Aleteia

Satire

Chris Cuomo: ‘Show Me The Law That Says Protesters Can’t Commit Assault’ — The Glorious American

Ceremony Honoring Governor Cuomo’s COVID-19 Response To Be Held At Now-Vacant Nursing Home — Babylon Bee

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