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✅Lopez: In Orange County, heart of the mask resistance, a doctor tries to restore faith in science -- The day was fading fast in Laguna Beach, where people often gather at the water’s edge to celebrate gauzy, pink-toned sunsets. Steve Lopez in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 8/1/20
✅Eviction ban to end in California. And a crisis looms if lawmakers don’t act -- The first of the August arrives with a renewed sense of worry for renters in the capital region and California affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Malaika Kanaaneh Tapper in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 8/1/20
✅'Wrong!': Trump slams Fauci over testimony on Covid-19 surge -- President Donald Trump publicly rebuked Dr. Anthony Fauci on Saturday, forcefully rejecting the nation’s top infectious disease expert's testimony on why the U.S. has experienced a renewed surge in coronavirus cases. Evan Semones Politico -- 8/1/20
Do We Believe in U.F.O.s? That’s the Wrong Question
The Post’s polling team, Scott Clement and Emily Guskin, delve into conducting and interpreting polls during an election season. How exactly can polls be representative of the electorate? And are they predictive of how a country will eventually vote?
The president’s backdown in fighting with schools about their reopening marked the latest in a long line of failed red lines for Trump.
Almost 20 years ago, anti-immigration activist David Horowitz cultivated an angry high-school student. Now his ideas are coming to life in the Trump administration.
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Horowitz ran, and continues to run, the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, which was later renamed the David Horowitz Freedom Center: A School for Political Warfare. The foundation says it “sees its role as that of a battle tank, geared to fight a war that many still don’t recognize.” The enemy? In the foundation’s words, it’s the “political left,” which “has declared war on America and its constitutional system, and is willing to collaborate with America’s enemies abroad and criminals at home to bring America down.” Horowitz says the political left poses an “existential threat.” Horowitz has been labeled an anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant extremist by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a hate watch group.
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Miller got into Duke University. Horowitz was relieved. His young protégé would go on rising. And he would take Horowitz’s ideas with him; he started with a launch of a Duke University chapter of Horowitz’s Students for Academic Freedom….