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What We’re Reading Today: Civil War, Restaurant Rebellion, Renewables ‘Revolution’ … And More

Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Is this how the new civil war begins? — Neo

City Hall Socialists: The far Left is making inroads into local government races — Steven Malanga, City Journal

More Evidence Joe Biden Has Spent His Entire Working Career In Government — Andy Puzder, RealClearMarkets

 Biden’s Campaign Schedule Contradicts Polls — Ed Driscoll, Instapundit

The Virus

A New Round of COVID-19 Restrictions Drives Illinois Eateries to Rebellion — Reason

Elites Make Blue-Collar Workers Into Human COVID Shields — Intellectual Takeout

Defining Despotism Down — James Bovard, American Institute for Economic Research

Misc

Rename San Francisco’s Schools? Try these … — Rowena Itchon, Pacific Research Institute

Insanity Wrap #77: Video Proof that Trump Is the Funnest POTUS Ever — Stephen Green, PJ Media

Alleged Whitmer Kidnap Plotter Wanted to Hang Trump, Other Republican Politicians — Legal Insurrection

The Futility of ‘Renewable’ Energy in Two Easy Charts — Watts Up With That

NYC Recovery Lags Rest Of Country As Downturn Could Last Years — ZeroHedge

Open Letter to Matt Yglesias — Cafe Hayek

Satire

Girl Scouts Introduce ‘Peaceful Protest’ Badge For Girls Who Throw Their First Molotov Cocktail — Babylon Bee

New 6-foot Marine Corps bayonet protects against COVID-19 — Duffel Blog

Mental health experts recommend eating a block of Parmesan over the sink and lying about it — The Beaverton

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