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What We’re Reading Today: Where’s Kamala? Fake But Accurate Part 2, Dems’ 2021 Plans … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Will Joe Biden ever face tough questions during this campaign? — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Campaign of contrasts: Trump’s raucous crowds vs. Biden’s distanced gatherings — Washington Post

Democrats fear 2016 repeat despite Biden’s lead in polls — The Hill

Biden Walks Back Mask Mandate Pledge; Not Constitutional — Newsmax

Joe Biden’s Former Stenographer: ‘He’s Lost a Step’ — PJ Media

Why Biden Could Still Lose The Suburbs To Trump — Politico

China Is Interfering in the 2020 Election. Beijing Wants Trump to Lose. — Cato Institute

Where’s Kamala?

Peter Schweizer: The Biden Campaign Is Hiding Kamala Harris–Here’s Why — Breitbart

In Incredibly Awkward Moment, Kamala Harris Again Refuses to Take Questions From the Press: ‘Nope, I Think We’re All Set.’ — Not the Bee

Fake But Accurate

Dan Rather on Atlantic’s Trump Story: ‘Whether He Said It or Not, It Is Believable to a Lot of People’ — Breitbart

Journalism’s New Propaganda Tool: Using “Confirmed” to Mean Its Opposite — The Intercept

Mail-in Voter Fraud Is Real

1,000 people double-voted in Georgia primary and may face charges — Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Peaceful Riots

New Study Shows Hundreds of BLM ‘Protests’ Turned Violent — Townhall

Nearly half of all voters believe recent protests have been mostly violent rather than peaceful — Just the News

Dispatches from the Tolerant Left

ACLU Staffer Attacks University For Admitting Nick Sandmann While Professor Denounces His “Anti-Intellectual” Views  —  Jonathan Turley

News from 2008

For the First Time, America May Have an Anti-Racist Majority  —  The Atlantic 

Hang on to Your Wallet

Emboldened Democrats haggle over 2021 agenda — The Hill

Misc

Trump Threatens to Cut Federal Funding to Schools That Teach 1619 Project — Washington Free Beacon

California’s scaled-back high-speed rail plan faces doubts amid financial crunch — Los Angeles Times

After Rolling Blackouts, California Regulators Voted To Let Gas Powered Plants Stay Open A Few More Years — Hot Air

This Tech CEO Is Funding The ‘Defund The Police’ Movement. Here’s How He’s Protecting His Company’s Headquarters — Daily Caller

Cuomo signs NYC restaurants’ death warrant — Daily Mail

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