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PBC News & Comment: Federal Judge Reinstates New York’s Prez Primary

After Cuomo’s handpicked election board announced cancellation of June presidential primary, Andrew Yang sued, and federal judge has restored it…--Veteran political observer Elizabeth Drew challenges Biden’s pledge to name a woman VP

--in badly argued bit of moral relativism, feminist Linda Hirshman says, “I believe Tara Reade. I’m voting for Joe Biden anyway”

--Obama’s office slams GOP ongoing investigation of Biden and Ukraine, then agrees to release of documents

--Secretary of Education rolls out controversial new rules on campus sexual assault

--LA Times DC columnist Doyle McManus echoes questions posed here yesterday, about a new cold war with China

--many hearts skipped a beat yesterday on news that Ruth Bader Ginsburg was in the hospital, but it was just a gall bladder procedure

--RBG raised hell by phone in oral arguments about Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage

--Mitch McConnell’s young, inexperienced protégé’s confirmation hearing for appeals court reveals shift in bar association rating

--Trump signals he’s open to another bailout bill, but wants to add tax cuts and restore deduction for 2-martini lunch

--Today’s Covid-19 update, prepared by Linda Lewis

--listener Olivier de Mirleau presents arguments for and against lockdowns, and leans against

--Trump campaign uses tricked up video clips to promote highly misleading narrative of his response to Covid

--in effort to drive u the cost of his vanity border wall even more, Trump now wants to paint it black

--Michael Moore responds to critics of Planet of the Humans

--at Grayzone, Aaron Maté reveals more OPCW documents that contradicts the agency’s claims about investigation into chemical weapons release in Douma, Syria

--we get more details of “Keystone Kops Bay of Pigs” failed invasion of Venezuela, linking US mercenaries to Trump

--and backhanded compliment to Maduro from WashPost

--Facebook announces independent panel to advise on censorship