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What We’re Reading Today: Biden Bumbles, Oakland ‘Safe’ From Trump’s Agents, Leaving California … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

2020

Ben Shapiro slams ‘gross’ pundits blaming Trump rally for Herman Cain’s death from coronavirus — Fox News

Epic Fail: Joe Biden Attempts Disastrous ‘Zoom’ Call, ‘Where Are You? Where’s Home? I’ll be Quiet’ — Sean Hannity

Political Legitimacy Dies in 2020 — James Bovard, American Institute for Economic Research

Firing White People Will Improve Diversity — Frontpage Mag

Economics

Paying people not to work is not an economic stimulus — Stephen Moore, Washington Examiner

Assessing Unemployment Insurance, Incentives and Economic Activity — Veronique de Rugy, ArcaMax

Tax Increases Will Generate More Spending, More Debt, and Less Prosperity — Dan Mitchell

California

Oakland City Council approves resolution to keep city safe from ‘Trump’s federal agents’ — Fox News

California’s Woke Hypocrisy — Joel Kotkin, City Journal

Celebrities (Besides Joe Rogan) Who Said Goodbye to California — Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education

California minimum-wage jump to hit virus-battered companies — Associated Press

Satire

CNN: As Tucker Carlson’s Ratings Continue To Climb, So Do Odds That He Committed Sexual Assault — The Glorious American

Jesus Still Planning To Assemble Great Multitude Of Every Tribe, Tongue, And Nation Despite Ban On Large Gatherings — Babylon Bee

L.A. Designates Open-Air Dining Areas Along 101 Freeway Median — The Onion

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