2020 Election (page 4)

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    Media outlets protect the Biden campaign

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online describes a “protection racket” for the Democratic presidential nominee. Joe Biden is the most cosseted presidential candidate in memory. He’s run a minimalist campaign that’s avoided the press as much as possible, while the press hasn’t been braying for more access and…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020
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    The difference between acceptable absentee voting and objectionable ‘mail-in ballots’

    Robert Verbruggen of National Review Online highlights the problems linked to universal “mail-in balloting.” Trump has a line he’s been using about the dangers of mail-in voting: The problem isn’t absentee ballots that voters request specifically; the problem is in the nine states (plus D.C.) sending “unsolicited” ballots…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020
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    Most Pollsters Say Trump Will Lose. Not This One. Here’s Why.

    Why is it that one pollster — the Trafalgar Group — is bucking the polling conventional wisdom and predicting a Trump win? Rich Lowrey of National Review sat down with founder Robert Cahaly to find out. First, the nuts and bolts of the poll. “I don’t believe in long…
    Donna Martinez, October 20, 2020
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    The Constitution’s role in sorting through electoral confusion

    Ryan Williams and Kevin Roberts write for the Federalist about their efforts to “game out” the 2020 election. There is no shortage of polls or pundits predicting the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. But “outcomes” include more than simply election results. Who is gaming out how America—and…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
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    Elect Biden, kill 2 million jobs

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a recent analysis of one economic policy proposal from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. One of Joe Biden’s top economic policy priorities could kill as many as two million new jobs, a new report finds. Biden has championed a $15…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
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    Businesses could face federal, state tax hikes in 2021

    Patrick Gleason of Americans for Tax Reform offers Forbes readers a warning about one potential impact of the fall election: tax hikes in 2021. Aside from the Supreme Court and other judicial appointments, among the most significant achievements of the Trump administration thus far is the corporate tax…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020
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    York shifts focus back to real Hunter Biden story

    Byron York of the Washington Examiner looks beyond a social media hubbub. The social media angle of the Hunter Biden email story has nearly taken over public discussion of the piece published in the New York Post, headlined “Smoking-gun email reveals how Hunter Biden introduced Ukrainian businessman to…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on ongoing challenges for families coping with online public school education. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights flying sparks in a debate for N.C. state treasurer.
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020