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What We’re Reading Today: Windy Fantasies, Leftist Paper Moves Right, Identity Politics … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election Next Month

Apologists For Joe Biden’s Tax Proposals Miss The Point — John Tamny, Forbes

The Difference A ‘Packed’ Supreme Court Would Make — Manhattan Contrarian

The Orwell Hearing: Dems Warp Meaning of ‘Court Packing’ — David Harsanyi, National Review

More than 7 million general election ballots cast so far — CNN

How Trump’s ‘enthusiasm factor’ could lead to another surprise win on Election Day — New York Post

Energy And Environment

Washington State blows away wind fantasies — Ronald Stein, CFACT

The Real ‘Climate Crisis’ Is At The World Economic Forum — Climate Change Dispatch

Extension cord to rescue renewable South Australia will now cost $2.4 billion — JoNova

Rutgers U. Professor: ‘To Save the Climate, Give Up the Demand for Constant Electricity’ — Climate Depot

The Virus

Partisan Split On Coronavirus Is Extraordinary — Power Line

Why has Google censored the Great Barrington Declaration? — Sp!ked

NYC Issues Over $150,000 In Fines During First Weekend Of New Lockdown — ZeroHedge

Misc

Get government out of the boardroom — Sally Pipes, Orange County Register

A classic Philadelphia leftist newsweekly shocks the city by moving rightward — City Journal

The remarkable history of the Nobel Prize from 1901-2020 using maps, charts, and tables — Mark J. Perry, Carpe Diem

How California Is Turning Into a State Governed by Identity Politics — The Daily Signal

Big 12 Athletic Conference Pushing Social Justice in College Football Fall Season — College Insurrection

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