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10:05 AM ET, July 12, 2021

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Tiffany Hsu / New York Times:
Despite Outbreaks Among Unvaccinated, Fox News Hosts Smear Shots  —  Months after Rupert Murdoch got a Covid-19 dose, one of his network's stars, Tucker Carlson, called a Biden vaccination proposal “the greatest scandal in my lifetime.”  —  Back in December, before the queen of England …
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Caitlin Owens / Axios:
Republicans push to ban “discrimination” against unvaccinated people  —  State Republican lawmakers around the country are pushing bills — at least one of which has become law — that would give unvaccinated people the same protections as those surrounding race, gender and religion.
Frances Robles / New York Times:
Cubans Denounce ‘Misery’ in Biggest Protests in Decades  —  The rallies, widely viewed as astonishing for a country that limits dissent, were set off by economic crises worsened by the pandemic.  —  MIAMI — Shouting “Freedom” and other anti-government slogans, hundreds of Cubans took …
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Seema Mehta / Los Angeles Times:
Scuffle breaks out at Rep. Katie Porter's town hall  —  A melee broke out at Rep. Katie Porter's district town hall meeting Sunday, with her supporters scuffling with supporters of former President Trump who were loudly interrupting the congresswoman as she spoke.
Discussion: Insider, The Hill and CBS Los Angeles
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
A weekend of demagoguery shows why Trump can't be ignored  —  (CNN)Nothing can destroy former President Donald Trump in the eyes of those who love him, one reason why his hold on American politics remains formidable.  —  The ex-President showed this weekend that defeat after a single term …
Discussion: ABC News, HuffPost and Bloomberg
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Maeve Reston / CNN:
Kristi Noem criticizes GOP governors who enacted Covid-19 mandates while accusing some of rewriting their history  —  South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem questioned the grit and instinct of fellow GOP governors who enacted Covid-19 measures like mask mandates and business closures to stop the spread …
Washington Post:
Police say suspect in killing of Haiti's Moïse planned to assume presidency  —  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Authorities said Sunday they have arrested a Haitian man suspected of playing a leading role in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, allegedly recruiting some of the assailants …
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Catherine Porter / New York Times:
Haiti's police claim American recruited mercenaries.  —  A Haitian-born doctor based in Florida has been arrested as a key suspect in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti, and the national police chief suggested at a news conference that he believed the suspect was plotting to become president.
Stephanie McCrummen / Washington Post:
An American Kingdom  —  A new and rapidly growing Christian movement is openly political, wants a nation under God's authority, and is central to Donald Trump's GOP  —  FORT WORTH — The pastor was already pacing when he gave the first signal.  Then he gave another, and another …
Discussion: Raw Story
David Wallace-Wells / New York Magazine:
The Kids Are Alright Why now is the time to rethink COVID safety protocols for children —and everyone else.  —  The kids are safe.  They always have been.  —  It may sound strange, given a year of panic over school closures and reopenings, a year of masking toddlers and closing playgrounds …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Jennifer Rubin / Washington Post:
Republicans now stand for lawlessness and disorder  —  Republicans, once upon a time, fancied themselves as defenders of “law and order.”  The essence of the hackneyed phrase was that the law should be dependable, apply impartially and act as a restraint on those in power.
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Judd Legum / Popular Information:
The persecution of Hervis Rogers  —  It was 7 PM on March 3, 2020, and the line to vote in the Texas primary stretched on for hours.  Hervis Rogers had to report to one of his two jobs at 6 AM the next morning.  But Rogers was determined to cast his ballot in Harris County.
Discussion: HuffPost, Off the Kuff and Slate
Abigail Shrier / The Truth Fairy:
Want to Save America?  Don't Act Like a Conservative  —  Chest-Thumpers and ‘Aw, Shucks’ Conservatives Personify the Right's Love Affair with Losing  —  Chris Rufo is doing something so spectacularly unconservative, he may need to update his political affiliation: he's winning.
Discussion: New York Magazine
John Light / Talking Points Memo:
Advisor To Major Pro-Trump Group Runs Racist Newsletter  —  It was an email so racist it might make a ku klux klansman blush.  —  An advisor for the influential conservative youth organization Turning Point USA recently published an essay for subscribers of his personal newsletter that …
Discussion: Raw Story
American Greatness:
Trump Winds and Biden Whirlwinds  —  The Left is well on its way to incurring a massive pushback, with the potential to make the Tea Party boomerang seem like small stuff.  —  Victimizers quickly becoming victims is a recurrent theme of Thucydides' history.
Matthew Yglesias / Slow Boring:
What is the climate left doing?  —  Protesting Joe Biden thanks to a fundamental misreading of the situation  —  Unlike my usual bland fare, I suspect this one will make some people upset, but climate change is a really big problem and I'm increasingly concerned that huge swathes of the climate advocacy world are losing the plot.
Perry Bacon / Washington Post:
The Biden administration needs to take democracy issues much more seriously  —  President Biden and his team have a logical strategy for how they are attempting to counter the racist, anti-democratic drift in the Republican Party.  But it's wrong for this political moment.
Karol Markowicz / New York Post:
Don't let Randi Weingarten whitewash her role in school closures  —  If your child didn't attend school regularly last year, Randi Weingarten is likely the reason why.  —  No wonder why the American Federation of Teachers boss has launched a soft-focus rehabilitation campaign in the media.
Associated Press:
Trump lawyers might be penalized over Michigan election case … A federal judge is considering whether to order financial penalties or other sanctions against some of former President Donald Trump's lawyers who signed onto a lawsuit last year challenging Michigan's election results.
Discussion: Raw Story
Antony J. Blinken / United States Department of State:
Fifth Anniversary of the Arbitral Tribunal Ruling on the South China Sea  —  Freedom of the seas is an enduring interest of all nations and is vital to global peace and prosperity.  The international community has long benefited from the rules-based maritime order, where international law …
David Bossie / Washington Times:
Corruption in the Fourth Estate: Will media bias hurt the Democrats in 2022?  —  ANALYSIS/OPINION:  —  It's easy to think that the liberal media's illegitimate coverage of the Biden Administration will turn out to be a multi-billion dollar in-kind contribution to the President and Democrat Party.
Jemima McEvoy / Forbes:
Trump Claims To Have New Information About Ashli Babbitt's Death As He All But Confirms 2024 Presidential Run  —  As he gave his biggest indication yet of plans to run for office again in 2024, former President Donald Trump during a Sunday morning interview with Fox News claimed—without evidence …
Discussion: BizPac Review, New Republic and Insider
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Daniel Greenfield / Front Page Magazine:
General Raymond Takes the Space Force to War Against Racism
Becky Sullivan / NPR:
The Battle For The U.S. Senate Will Be On Display During Baseball's All-Star Game
Wall Street Journal:
Higher Inflation Is Here to Stay for Years, Economists Forecast
Jane Greenway Carr / CNN:
The GOP chooses chaos over everything else
Hannah Dreier / Washington Post:
‘The real damage’ … HALE COUNTY, Ala. — Not enough people were signing up for help …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
 Earlier Items: 
Reuters:
Pope reappears after surgery, backs free universal health care
MSNBC:
WH Press Secy. on Biden's voting rights agenda
Tyler Olson / Fox News:
Trump slams Democrats over calls to pack the Supreme Court, alleges intimidation
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Reason
New York Times:
Prominent Lawyer Makes Moves to Represent Britney Spears
Discussion: Insider
Ken Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Biden and Eric Adams to Discuss Curbing Gun Violence
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Voters Chose Boring Over Bombast. They Got Biden's Penchant for Pontificating.
Melissa Ryan / CtrlAltRightDelete:
Six months out of the White House and Trump's power, reach, and stature continues to shrink.