At a mask-optional rally in Janesville, Wisconsin, where 1 in 138 people have recently tested positive for COVID-19, Trump spoke for 93 minutes, telling the crowd that the first lady had told him he was the handsomest president ever . . . 4 5 6 . . .
a federal panel upheld an order by the Republican governor of Texas to limit counties to one ballot drop box apiece, forcing densely populated counties to remove dozens of boxes and leaving thousands of voters to wait in hours-long lines.7 8 9 10 11 . . .
Amid an ongoing lawsuit, Florida's Broward County school district demanded that parents of Parkland students who were killed in a mass shooting turn over psychiatric records in order to prove their mental anguish.27
A statue of Jesus was reported to the police as a homeless man sleeping on a bench just twenty minutes after it had been installed outside a Cleveland church.28 . . .
Walmart executives announced a plan to reduce crowding during the holiday season by offering three Black Fridays.34 . . .
A new report by climate researchers at the United Nations warned that the world is at risk of becoming an "uninhabitable hell."38
(Harper's Weekly Review, October 20, 2020)