— President Donald Trump’s supporters hold rally in Homer Glen
— Workers Clean North Side School After Teacher’s Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus The aide worked for several days after returning from a cruise, according to officials
— Illinois early voting slow, boost from COVID-19 fears possible
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot.
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD WITH BIG COLOR PICTURE IN NAPERVILLE SUN: More than 1,200 people cast early ballots in Naperville during first week of early voting – ERIN HEGARTY
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD IN NAPERVILLE SUN: Naperville residents take issue with affordable housing suggestions in proposed master plan – ERIN HEGARTY and SARAH FREISHTAT (DIERSEN: In Wheaton, many believe that those in Wheaton’s North, East, and South Districts want to dump Section 8 housing into Wheaton’s West District, and especially into my precinct.)
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “It’s fascinating to me some of the very people who are some of the largest proponents in our community for affordable and attainable housing don’t want that where they live,” Hanson said. “How we solve that problem is very important, but we have to solve it.”)
— Students, teachers at Vaughn high school asked to self-quarantine after classroom assistant tested positive with coronavirus – PAIGE FRY
SPRINGFIELD STATE JOURNAL REGISTER
— Illinois primary looms large in Democratic race – Bernard Schoenburg
— Fight over the graduated tax hasn’t really started – Doug Finke
— Illinois in play as Sanders, Biden square off – Bernard Schoenburg
— Sanders Goes After Biden, Trump At Downtown Chicago Rally – Michael Puente
— Patrick Henry Club hosts Candidate Forum – Jon Zahm
— Politico Continues Media’s Quest to Blame Trump for Coronavirus – JOEL B. POLLAK
— Rod Blagojevich Explains Why He Is a ‘Trumpocrat’: Democrats Have ‘Abandoned’ American Workers, Black Voters – MATTHEW BOYLE
— AOC Urges Illegal Immigrants to Fill Out Census Form – RICK MORAN
— Socialist-Style Slavery and Big-Money Politics Too much money in an election can also create and spread something that is false. We should all be on guard against it, lest we lose our democracy. – Ernest S. Christian
— Stephen Moore: ‘Economy will roar back to life’ when coronavirus is contained – J. EDWARD MORENO
— Trump escalates fight against press with libel lawsuits – JUSTIN WISE
— Sanders says campaign is in communication with health officials about rallies amid coronavirus outbreak – REBECCA KLAR
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters say “Trump’s mismanagement helped fuel coronavirus crisis.”
— CPAC Attendee Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Didn’t Have Contact With Trump The affected individual had no contact with the president, according to the American Conservative Union, which has been in touch with the White House. – Mary Papenfuss
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow about their success in making “suburbanites” hate Trump and hate individuals, hate organizations, hate companies, hate governments, and hate countries that are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats encourage minorities, women, and younger people to wear protest hairstyles.
NEW YORK TIMES
— The Tax Code Is Overtaxed The I.R.S. has become the de facto administrator of a startling number of social welfare programs. – Neil Irwin (DIERSEN: The Tax Code should encourage marriage and homeownership. Trump should increase the $10,000 SALT cap to $20,000 for married filing jointly.)
— Italy Locks Down Much of the Country’s North The restrictions affect Milan and the regions that serve as Italy’s economic engine and are the most sweeping measures outside China. – Jason Horowitz
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use Coronavirus to promote free healthcare for all.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use Coronavirus to defeat Trump.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters blame Trump for the problems that the working class has. Are/were you a member of the working class? I was 1962-1997. I did yard work and delivered newspapers 1962-1964; washed dishes 1964-1966; cleaned golf shoes, chipped slag, and pumped gasoline in 1966; delivered mail 1966-1969; worked on an automobile assembly line and as a security guard in 1970; sold tires, automotive services, and major appliances 1970-1971; pumped gasoline 1971-1972; collected delinquent taxes 1971-1980; and audited federal agencies 1980-1997.)
— FRONT PAGE TOP OF FOLD: DIERSEN HEADLINE: Trump-haters use Coronavirus to defeat Trump.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: One could argue that German is the worst national origin to have.
— Italy Locks Down Rich North as Conte Tries to Contain Panic – Alberto Brambilla, John Follain, and Alessandro Speciale
— Elizabeth Warren And The Paradox Of Complaining About Sexism – Kim Elsesser (DIERSEN: Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, RINOs, and those who pander to the aforesaid blame Republicans for all the problems that women have had, are having, and will have. They especially blame Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
— Though underrepresented, women managers, administrators push forward – MEG MCINTYRE (DIERSEN: QUESTION: Why are Republicans dramatically underrepresented in the federal workforce? ANSWER: Democrats run the federal government. QUESTION: Why are conservatives dramatically underrepresented in your Republican township/ward/county party organizations and in the Illinois Republican Party (IRP)? ANSWER: Far too many anti-conservatives run Republican township/ward/county party organizations and IRP. QUESTION: Why are conservatives dramatically underrepresented in your municipal, township, and county governments and in the State Of Illinois? ANSWER: Far too many anti-conservatives run municipal, township, and county governments and the State of Illinois.)
NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A Trump hater says “Trump Vows to Keep Holding Rallies, Despite CPAC Attendee’s Coronavirus Case.” Obviously, Trump-haters are using Coronavirus to defeat Trump.
— Thy Neighbor’s Sexism ‘Electability.’ ‘Likability.’ ‘Authenticity.’ The 2020 Democratic primary has found many canny ways to make misogyny plausibly deniable. – MEGAN GARBER (DIERSEN: Democrats and Democrat plants, Libertarians and Libertarian plants, Greens and Green plants, RINOs, and those who pander to the aforesaid blame Republicans for all the problems that women have had, are having, and will have. They especially blame Republicans who are Trump supporters, Protestant, conservative, patriotic, White, male, older, non-poor, gun owners, German American, draft avoiders, and those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Republican-haters promote hatred of Republicans.
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Men-haters hint/imply/argue/shout that women are held to higher standards than men. I should write a book about the many women that my Democrat superiors in the federal government promoted over me who had a) less work experience, b) less education, and/or c) fewer professional certifications/licenses than I had.
— 60% of Republicans See Coronavirus Scare As Tool to Get Trump